from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A large platter or dish, generally of an oval shape, on which meat is brought to the table.
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- noun A large, shallow,
oval dishused for serving food.
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The crowning moment for klecha makers is when people sampling it tell the cook "ashet edich," an Arabic saying meaning "God blesses your hand" — the highest compliment bestowed to bakers.
Brianna choked again, and I hastily placed an ashet on the table in front of her, just in case.
The plate on which a joint or side-dish was placed upon the table was an ashet (Fr. assiette).
"We're here in the bottom of an ashet; there's more than one deserter from your tartan on the outside of it, and once they get on the rim they have, by all rules strategic, the upper hand of us in some degree.
Countries with gentlemen esteemed my betters -- convinces me that if a big enough horde fall on from the rim of our ashet, as I call it, they might sweep us into the loch like rattons. "