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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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Then he clapped his hands, and all the dishes were brought that they had tasted in imagination before and during the repast, slaves sang and played on various instruments.
In that case," said Sancho, "let senor doctor see among the dishes that are on the table what will do me most good and least harm, and let me eat it, without tapping it with his stick; for by the life of the governor, and so may God suffer me to enjoy it, but I'm dying of hunger; and in spite of the doctor and all he may say, to deny me food is the way to take my life instead of prolonging it.
Then there was a clatter of silver dishes, or golden ones, which made him imagine a rich feast in a splendid banqueting hall.
There were four walls, a floor and a roof, which made one room; and this room contained a rusty looking cookstove, a cupboard for the dishes, a table, three or four chairs, and the beds.
And when Ashputtel begged very hard to go, she said, 'If you can in one hour's time pick two of those dishes of peas out of the ashes, you shall go too.
The next morning at breakfast Jotham Powell was between them, and Ethan tried to hide his joy under an air of exaggerated indifference, lounging back in his chair to throw scraps to the cat, growling at the weather, and not so much as offering to help Mattie when she rose to clear away the dishes.
Dirk Stroeve flattered himself on his skill in cooking Italian dishes, and I confess that his
He had been attracted by the Gallic look of the window, in which was generally an uncooked steak on one plate and on each side two dishes of raw vegetables.
The perfect swarm of busily engaged persons moving about noiselessly; the multitude of guests, - who were, however, even less numerous than the servants who waited on them, - the myriad of exquisitely prepared dishes, of gold and silver vases; the floods of dazzling light, the masses of unknown flowers of which the hot-houses had been despoiled, redundant with luxuriance of unequaled scent and beauty; the perfect harmony of the surroundings, which, indeed, was no more than the prelude of the promised
The German tutor was trying to remember all the dishes, wines, and kinds of dessert, in order to send a full description of the dinner to his people in Germany; and he felt greatly offended when the butler with a bottle wrapped in a napkin passed him by.
They visited that next, and found a table and dishes in the dining tent, with plenty of those things necessary to use in cooking.
The dishes were of precious metals set with brilliant jewels and the good things to eat which were placed upon them were countless in number and of exquisite flavor.
When the meal was ended Anne came out of her reverie and offered to wash the dishes.
Bishopriggs followed her reproachfully, as he put the dishes on the table.
They all knew by experience that there were no stale dishes and no cheap wines at Mablethorpe House.