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main course

noun
1.
Nautical. a square mainsail.
2.
the principal dish or course of a meal, typically including meat or fish.
Origin of main course
1505-1515
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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