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Dish meaning

dish - 12 dictionary results

  1. 1. a particular item of prepared food; " she prepared a special dish for dinner"
  2. 2. A vessel, as a platter, a plate, a bowl, used for serving up food at the table.
  3. 3. The state of being concave, or like a dish, or the degree of such concavity; as, the dish of a wheel.
  4. 4. A hollow place, as in a field.
  5. 5. A trough about 28 inches long, 4 deep, and 6 wide, in which ore is measured.
  6. 6. That portion of the produce of a mine which is paid to the land owner or proprietor.
  7. 7. To put in a dish, ready for the table.
  8. 8. To make concave, or depress in the middle, like a dish; as, to dish a wheel by inclining the spokes.
  9. 9. To frustrate; to beat; to ruin.
  10. 10. The food served in a dish; hence, any particular kind of food; as, a cold dish; a warm dish; a delicious dish. A dish fit for the gods.
  11. 11. A shallow vessel, esp. for serving food; article of food.
  12. 12. To put in a dish.

dish - examples of usage

  1. If you know him well, you may even feel hurt that the little friend, who shared your camp and fed from your dish last winter, should this spring seem just as frank, yet never invite you to his camp, or should even lead you away from it. - "Ways of Wood Folk", William J. Long.
  2. Then he was served again, and after him each dish was offered to the prisoner. - "The Princess Pocahontas", Virginia Watson.
  3. Would he recollect what the deputy had said about eating that ugly dish which is commonly known as humble pie? - "The Devil's Garden", W. B. Maxwell.
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