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British Dictionary definitions for ashet


  1. Scot and Northern English dialect a shallow oval dish or large plate
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Word Origin

C16: from French assiette
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Historical Examples

  • A 'jigget' of mutton is of course a gigot, and we have identified an 'ashet' as an assiette.

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