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  • n  a piece of dishware normally used as a container for holding or serving food
    we gave them a set of dishes for a wedding present
  • n  a particular item of prepared food
    she prepared a special dish for dinner
  • n  the quantity that a dish will hold
    they served me a dish of rice
  • n  a very attractive or seductive looking woman
  • n  directional antenna consisting of a parabolic reflector for microwave or radio frequency radiation
  • n  an activity that you like or at which you are superior
    marriage was scarcely his dish
  • v  provide (usually but not necessarily food)
    She dished out the soup at 8 P.M.
  • v  make concave; shape like a dish

  • It's no secret that the cost of a restaurant dish tends to mirror its complexity.
  • As connoisseurs of their local dish, Beijingers love to debate the merits of convection roasters over peach-wood ovens, or to quibble over sauce recipes.
  • No French dish is as steeped in history, myth and religion as cassoulet.
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  • Lauryn Williams in International Herald Tribune
    If people want to assess the blame to me, that's OK. I mean, I can take whatever it is that people are going to dish out,Williams said. "We had good chemistry. The hand was back there. She was there. I don't know what happened."
  • Rio Ferdinand in Times Online
    The football authorities need to look at themselves,Ferdinand said. "Sepp Blatter likes to speak up about things that are good for FIFA's image. I would love to see them stand up and dish out the right punishments for these incidents. They...
  • Davey Johnson in ESPN
    I damn sure wouldn't want to be lynched or hung up in some city if I put [Kevin] Youkilis behind the dish or something,Johnson said, referring to the Red Sox first baseman. "I would definitely had to gone out and said we had to forfeit...

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