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Definition of Dish

Dish

  1. A vessel, as a platter, a plate, a bowl, used for serving up food at the table.
  2. 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."
  3. The state of being concave, or like a dish, or the degree of such concavity; as, the dish of a wheel.
  4. A hollow place, as in a field.
  5. A trough about 28 inches long, 4 deep, and 6 wide, in which ore is measured.
  6. That portion of the produce of a mine which is paid to the land owner or proprietor.
  7. To put in a dish, ready for the table.
  8. To make concave, or depress in the middle, like a dish; as, to dish a wheel by inclining the spokes.
  9. To frustrate; to beat; to ruin.

Dish Quotations

When I cook for my family on Christmas, I make feijoada, a South American dish of roasted and smoked meats like ham, pork, beef, lamb, and bacon - all served with black beans and rice. It's festive but different.
Maya Angelou

Leadership is diving for a loose ball, getting the crowd involved, getting other players involved. It's being able to take it as well as dish it out. That's the only way you're going to get respect from the players.
Larry Bird

Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good.
Joe Paterno

It is instilled in thousands of American males from an early age that one of their requirements is to be able to both dish out and take a lot of pain. They are taught the rules of this road in gyms, rings, backyards and fields all over America.
Henry Rollins

So in our pride we ordered for breakfast an omelet, toast and coffee and what has just arrived is a tomato salad with onions, a dish of pickles, a big slice of watermelon and two bottles of cream soda.
John Steinbeck
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Dish Translations

dish in Danish is fad
dish in Dutch is schotel, schaal
dish in Finnish is vati
dish in French is met, repas
dish in Italian is scodella, pietanza
dish in Latin is lanx, patella
dish in Norwegian is fat, tallerken
dish in Portuguese is prato

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