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A thick sandwich with a variety of different fillings.
- ‘I try to support them all, but suppose you can say my favourite is The Dagwood (nice big helpings and good steak).’
- ‘Halftime filler bonus: Now there's plenty of time to make that Dagwood sandwich.’
- ‘As multi-layered as a Dagwood sandwich and as forlorn as the last day of summer, the album makes the most out of misery.’
1970s: named after Dagwood Bumstead, a comic-strip character who makes and eats this type of sandwich.
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