sandwich etymology

Italian word sandwich comes from English Sandwich, Portuguese Kent

Detailed word origin of sandwich

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Sandwich English (eng) A town in Kent, south-east England, one of the historic Cinque Ports.. An English habitational surname originating from this town.. One of several younger towns named after the town in Kent or after a person bearing the surname:. Sandwich, Illinois.. Sandwich, Massachusetts.. Sandwich, New Hampshire.
Kent Portuguese (por)
mouth English (eng) (obsolete) To form or cleanse with the mouth; to lick, as a bear licks her cub.. (obsolete) To make mouths at.. (obsolete) To take into the mouth; to seize or grind with the mouth or teeth; to chew; to devour.. (transitive) To make the actions of speech, without producing sound.. (transitive) To pick up or handle with the lips or mouth, but not chew or swallow.. (transitive) To speak; to [...]
sandwich Italian (ita) Sandwich.