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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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  • The horn is as big as a dinner plate, and taken altogether it is inferior to the California tree.

    Pony Tracks Frederic Remington
  • Round, big as a dinner plate, flat on top, rounded off on the bottom.

  • Spots as big as a dinner plate became evident because they were cleaned of the finer sand or mud which is common on the bottom.

    The Meaning of Evolution Samuel Christian Schmucker
  • 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
  • A raw white spot as big as a dinner plate leaped into being on one of its enormous hind legs.

  • Roll out pieces and line Criscoed dinner plate with one of them.

    The Story of Crisco Marion Harris Neil
  • In serving them, place them either on a small plate or on the dinner plate with the rest of the dinner.

    Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 3 Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences

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