to dine with duke humphrey love

to dine with duke humphrey


from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. to go without dinner. See under Dine.
  • intransitive v. to go without dinner; -- a phrase common in Elizabethan literature, said to be from the practice of the poor gentry, who beguiled the dinner hour by a promenade near the tomb of Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester, in Old Saint Paul's.


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