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shore dinner

noun
1.
a meal consisting chiefly of seafood.
Origin of shore dinner
1890-1895
1890-95
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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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