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dinner plate

noun
1.
a plate for holding an individual serving of the main course of a meal.
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  • There were back-rests for each coaster, and a gong as big as a dinner plate.

    For the Honor of Randall Lester Chadwick
  • Round, big as a dinner plate, flat on top, rounded off on the bottom.

  • Place the dumplings on a dinner plate which can be set in the steamer.

    The Apple Various
  • But have you a chest of drawers or a pillow slip or a book or a dinner plate or a fork?

    Jaffery William J. Locke
  • Roll out pieces and line Criscoed dinner plate with one of them.

    The Story of Crisco Marion Harris Neil
  • If mashed they are to be served on the dinner plate, but if in cream sauce they will have to be put in individual sauce-dishes.

    Cookery for Little Girls Olive Hyde Foster
  • Rice nicely cooked is often served in place of a vegetable and eaten with a fork from the dinner plate like mashed potatoes.

    Cookery for Little Girls Olive Hyde Foster

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