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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Casual mealtime conversation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Conversation, especially of an informal or somewhat gossipy nature, among a group seated together for a meal or other social activity.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. conversation at table, or at meals.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Familiar conversation at or around a table, as at a meal or an entertainment; what is said in the free intercourse between persons during or after meals.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. conversation during a meal

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