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- n. The main serving or dish of a meal, usually cooked.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The principal part of a meal.
- n. A square mainsail.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a square mainsail
- n. the principal dish of a meal
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Leaning back in his chair, Charles waited until the main course had been served and Filchett had once more retreated.
His bath lay along the stream in the midst of the fern tree forest, a by-water he had cut and dug out so that his body did not foul the main course of water—if a healthy body could, which he doubted.
Worst of all, ariver of the thick black stuff came pouring down the main course of the Scar, a cascade that tumbled down the vertical riverbed, overwhelming the trickle of water that had been running down it.
Throughout the entire luncheon, the main course of which was a stuffed shoulder of mutton, the like of which Maigret could not remember ever having eaten, Julien Chabot had the air of a man suffering from a bad conscience.
There is no conflict on the main course of events, and here Flash-man is in step with other historians.
But the main course was penne in a heavy, delicious Gorgonzola sauce, and with cold white Sorsasso wine it was a satisfying meal of strong flavors, and the next day we thanked Piero and Carla for the recommendation.
Elspeth swallowed a generous mouthful of her main course and threw her head back, making an appreciative growling noise as she did so.
And with that they laughed, Quintus clapping for the main course in relief.
When the main course was served and we had ordered a second bottle of wine, Gráinne began to speak.