main course

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noun
  1. Nautical. a square mainsail.

  2. the principal dish or course of a meal, typically including meat or fish.

Origin of main course

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First recorded in 1505–15

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main course

noun
  1. the principal dish of a meal

  2. nautical a square mainsail

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