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shore dinner

a meal consisting chiefly of seafood.
Origin of shore dinner
First recorded in 1890-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • From the Indian we got the original idea of the shore dinner and the barbecue, the planked shad and the hoecake.

    Cobb's Bill-of-Fare Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb
  • Teddy would rather spend money on Bess than eat a shore dinner.

  • I used to have heart trouble so bad I'd breathe like a fish at a shore dinner—and look at me now!

    Just Around the Corner Fannie Hurst

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