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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

hoagie \hoagie\, hoagy \hoagy\n. a large sandwich on a long crusty roll that is split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the U. S., such as {hero}, {grinder}, and {submarine}.

Syn: bomber, grinder, hero, hero sandwich, hoagie, Cuban sandwich, Italian sandwich, poor boy, sub, submarine, submarine sandwich, torpedo, wedge, zep. [WordNet 1.5]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

submarine sandwich \sub'ma*rine" sand"wich\, noun A large sandwich on an elongated roll, usually incompletely cut into two halves, filed with various cold cuts, meatballs, lettuce, cheese, tomatoes, olives, etc., and spiced variously, and often having oil or other dressing applied; called also {hoagie}, {hero}, {hero sandwich}, {grinder}, {sub}, {submarine}, {poor boy}, and {Italian sandwich}. A single such sandwich may consitute a substantial meal. Very large variants are sometimes prepared for social gatherings and cut into pieces for individual consumption. [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Sub \Sub\, noun

1. A subordinate; a subaltern. [Colloq.]

2. a shortened form of {submarine}, the boat. [PJC]

3. a shortened form of {submarine sandwich}; also called {hero}, {hero sandwich}, and {grinder}. [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Hero \He"ro\ (h[=e]"r[-o]), noun; pl. {Heroes} (h[=e]"r[=o]z). [F. h['e]ros, L. heros, Gr. "h'rws.]

1. (Myth.) An illustrious man, supposed to be exalted, after death, to a place among the gods; a demigod, as Hercules.

2. A man of distinguished valor or enterprise in danger, or fortitude in suffering; a prominent or central personage in any remarkable action or event; hence, a great or illustrious person.

Each man is a hero and oracle to somebody. --Emerson.

3. The principal personage in a poem, story, and the like, or the person who has the principal share in the transactions related; as Achilles in the Iliad, Ulysses in the Odyssey, and Aeneas in the Aeneid.

The shining quality of an epic hero. --Dryden.

{Hero worship}, extravagant admiration for great men, likened to the ancient worship of heroes. 1

Hero worship exists, has existed, and will forever exist, universally among mankind. --Carlyle.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

hero

noun

1: a man distinguished by exceptional courage and nobility and strength; "RAF pilots were the heroes of the Battle of Britain"

2: the principal character in a play or movie or novel or poem

3: someone who fights for a cause [syn: {champion}, {fighter}, {hero}, {paladin}]

4: Greek mathematician and inventor who devised a way to determine the area of a triangle and who described various mechanical devices (first century) [syn: {Hero}, {Heron}, {Hero of Alexandria}]

5: (classical mythology) a being of great strength and courage celebrated for bold exploits; often the offspring of a mortal and a god

6: (Greek mythology) priestess of Aphrodite who killed herself when her lover Leander drowned while trying to swim the Hellespont to see her

7: a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States [syn: {bomber}, {grinder}, {hero}, {hero sandwich}, {hoagie}, {hoagy}, {Cuban sandwich}, {Italian sandwich}, {poor boy}, {sub}, {submarine}, {submarine sandwich}, {torpedo}, {wedge}, {zep}]


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