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- n. Plural form of hors d'oeuvre.
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At the curve of the bar, there were Sterno cans with low blue flames under the chafing dishes for keeping the hors d'oeuvres warm.
Their hors d'oeuvres offer enormous platters of Colorado cheeses, local fruits and berries; a mountain platter of Colorado-grown grilled vegetables and Colorado-produced wild game sausages; and a seafood spread, with oysters on the half shell, seared Ahi tuna, iced shrimp cocktail and smoked seafood.
Lunch in the Struan box for the thirty-six guests had been a lavish buffet of hot Chinese foods or, if they preferred, hot steak-and-kidney pie and vegetables, with plates of smoked salmon, hors d'oeuvres and cold cuts, cheeses and pastries of all kinds and as a topper, a meringue sculpture of the Struan Building — all prepared in their own kitchen.