Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of dine.

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Examples

  • Senator John McCain dined on perch here Sunday with Tom Ridge, the former Pennsylvania governor and homeland security secretary, and is campaigning in Pennsylvania with him for a couple of days.

    Looking for V.P. Clues in Pennsylvania - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • /[Page 55] /But to go back to Morpeth: we again dined at the 'Phoenix'; then Forster put me into my carriage, and my luggage into the van, and I was shot off towards Scotland, while himself took train for Ireland.

    Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle

  • The privateer Florida coaled at Barbados on the 23rd ult., and her captain dined with the Governor.

    Foreign Intelligence

  • Smith and Jennett sat out for home at 1/2 after two Oclock Mrs. Perry called dined with us sent a note by her to M. J.

    Ferry Hill Plantation journal : January 4, 1838-January 15, 1839,

  • He "dined" on the edible plastic sheets, then left the safety deposit vault.

    Man of Many Minds

  • I didn't exac'ly know what 'dined' meant, but -- he, he, he, he!

    The Christmas Story from David Harum

  • I suspect they were 'dined' at a fancy restaurant and shown these brochures and, like many others, bought the property sight unseen.

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  • Painter Eugène Delacroix caught the French feel of the term in an 1849 diary entry describing décor in a house where he had dined: The luxe is arresting: rooms wrapped in magnificent silk, including the ceiling.

    The English Is Coming!

  • By the time the demonstrators work their way through this thick establishment crowd, they will be so disoriented that another Mubarak-lite will be annointed and wined and dined by the Western lovers of liberty.

    Egypt: A pivotal moment | Editorial

  • We booked into a campsite by the Rhine and as we dined on baked beans, looking out over the river, we imagined the big things that would happen this summer.

    Riding in Cars With Strange German Men

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