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shell steak

noun, Cookery.
a porterhouse steak with the fillet removed.
Also called New York cut, New York steak.
Origin of shell steak
1970-75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The dinner entrees include veal parmigiana, chicken piccata, shell steak and shrimp scampi.
Contemporary definitions for shell steak

a tender steak cut from the short loin; also called [club steak], New York steak

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