What does the word sandwich mean?

Usage examples for sandwich

  1. So to White Hall to see my Lord Sandwich, and then home to my business till night, and then to bed. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  2. And, say, it was like catchin' a chicken sandwich dropped out of a clear sky. – Torchy, Private Sec. by Sewell Ford
  3. At the end of the fifth race we hadn't the price of a leather sandwich between us. – Get Next! by Hugh McHugh