"dish" Definition

  1. to stop, to do away with, to suppress; DISHED, done for, floored, beaten, or silenced. To “do brown” and to “DISH,” both verbs with very similar meanings, have an evident connexion so far as origin is concerned, and most likely were both first used in the kitchen as synonymous with “done for.” The late Lord Derby made the word “DISH” famous by his latest public act, that of “DISHING the Whigs.”

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Position in the dictionary: 997 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: dithers, dittoes, ditty-bag, diver, do, do the high, dobie, doctor, doddy, dodge
Previous words in the dictionary: disguised, dirty half-hundred, dirt, dipped, dingy, ding, dine out, dinarly, dimmock, dimber-damber

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