from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The plates, serving bowls, platters, and other tableware used in serving a meal.
- n. A set of dishes.
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- n. The dishes used for serving dinner.
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- n. the tableware (plates and platters and serving bowls etc.) used in serving a meal
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