dish


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a particular item of prepared food

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the quantity that a dish will hold

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a very attractive or seductive looking woman

directional antenna consisting of a parabolic reflector for microwave or radio frequency radiation

an activity that you like or at which you are superior

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provide (usually but not necessarily food)

make concave

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References in classic literature ?
And lifting the remaining leaves up, he laid them on the dish and brought them to the maiden.
Well then," said Sancho, "that dish of roast partridges there that seems so savoury will not do me any harm.
Coquenard distributed this dish to the young men with the moderation of a good housewife.
But, just then, a puff of wind brought down the smoke of the kitchen chimney among them, and caused each man to smell the odor of the dish that he liked best; and, after scenting it, they thought everything else moonshine, and nothing real save this palace, and save the banquet that was evidently ready to be served up in it.
As soon as their merriment had somewhat subsided, Mehevi, motioning us to be attentive, dipped the forefinger of his right hand in the dish, and giving it a rapid and scientific twirl, drew it out coated smoothly with the preparation.
Then Ashputtel brought the dish to her mother, overjoyed at the thought that now she should go to the ball.
Of the two soups he chose turtle with savory patties and went on to the game without omitting a single dish or one of the wines.
Let me see," said Margolotte; "of those qualities she must have 'Obedience' first of all," and she took down the bottle bearing that label and poured from it upon a dish several grains of the contents.
Several present, such as the Candy Man, the Rubber Bear, Tik-tok, and the Scarecrow, were not made so they could eat, and the Queen of Merryland contented herself with a small dish of sawdust; but these enjoyed the pomp and glitter of the gorgeous scene as much as did those who feasted.
A FOX invited a Crane to supper and provided nothing for his entertainment but some soup made of pulse, which was poured out into a broad flat stone dish.
He took off one of the covers, and picked bits, here and there, out of the dish with the fork " Eh
They drank to the end of the bottle, and they ate to the last truffle in the dish.
Neither the chafers, the toads, nor the earth-worms, whom they asked about it could give them any information--none of them had been boiled or laid on a silver dish.
Haigha took a large cake out of the bag, and gave it to Alice to hold, while he got out a dish and carving-knife.
To treat of the effects of love to you, must be as absurd as to discourse on colours to a man born blind; since possibly your idea of love may be as absurd as that which we are told such blind man once entertained of the colour scarlet; that colour seemed to him to be very much like the sound of a trumpet: and love probably may, in your opinion, very greatly resemble a dish of soup, or a surloin of roast-beef.