Any combination formed by layering material of one type between two layers of material of another type.
A town in Kent, south-east England, one of the historic Cinque Ports.
Other Word Forms of Sandwich
Origin of Sandwich
After John Montagu, Fourth Earl of Sandwich (1718–1792), British politician
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
The family name is from Old English Sandwicæ, a place in Kent, lit. "sandy harbor."
Named after its supposed inventor, the Earl of Sandwich (see Sandwich).
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