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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of reclining at table according to the manner of the ancients at their meals.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of reclining at table according to the manner of the ancients at their meals.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of reclining at meals, according to the manner of the ancients.

Etymologies

From Latin discumbens, present participle of discumbere. See discubitory. (Wiktionary)

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