- desquamative inflammatory vaginitis,
- dessalines, jean jacques,
- dessert fork,
- dessert knife,
- dessert wine,
Origin of dessert
Examples from the Web for dessert
If liquor and dessert are equally essential to you enjoying the holiday, at least choose your libation wisely.12 Thanksgiving Weight Loss Tips That Actually Work|DailyBurn|November 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Dessert is a slice of melt-in-your-mouth treacle tart with a dollop of perfectly tart clotted cream.
“No thanks,” I said when my mother offered me dessert after dinner.
And the latest hot trend in dessert has proven to be something of a backlash to cupcakes.
In other words, it is candy, or the meal formerly known as dessert.
When I came down to dessert that evening I pretended to be quite happy and comfortable, and to have nothing on my mind.A Flat Iron for a Farthing|Juliana Horatia Ewing
When dessert was on the table and port took the place of champagne he lapsed into a philosophic mood.The Island Mystery|George A. Birmingham
The table service was of vermillion and silver; that of the dessert, I think, all gold.Tour in England, Ireland, and France, in the years 1826, 1827, 1828 and 1829.|Hermann Pckler-Muskau
Ruth hurried through her dessert and left the dining hall ahead of most of the girls.Ruth Fielding At College|Alice B. Emerson
By the time they got to the dessert the merriment was rather supper than lunch-like.A Bed of Roses|W. L. George
Word Origin for dessert
c.1600, from Middle French dessert (mid-16c.) "last course," literally "removal of what has been served," from desservir "clear the table," literally "un-serve," from des- "remove, undo" (see dis-) + Old French servir "to serve" (see serve (v.)).