Definition of Dish up

1. Verb. Provide (usually but not necessarily food). "The chefs dish up the vegetables"; "The entertainers served up a lively show"

Exact synonyms: Dish, Dish Out, Serve, Serve Up
Specialized synonyms: Plank
Related verbs: Help, Serve
Generic synonyms: Cater, Ply, Provide, Supply
Derivative terms: Dish, Dish, Dish

Definition of Dish up

1. Verb. To serve cooked food. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dish Up

dish aerial
dish antenna
dish bitch
dish face
dish out
dish pig
dish rack
dish racks
dish stand
dish the dirt
dish towel
dish up (current term)
dish washer

Literary usage of Dish up

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Life of the Rt. Hon. George Canning by Robert Bell (1846)
"A dean can not dish up A dinner like a bishop, And I'll tell you the reason why: Or breed such a fat son as I." Mr. Canning's political occupations absorbed ..."

2. The Modern Cook: A Practical Guide to the Culinary Art in All Its Branches by Charles Elmé Francatelli (1880)
"When about to dish up, first place upon the dish an oval piece of bread, about three inches high, cut in flutes all round and fried of a light colour; ..."

3. Soyer's Paper-bag Cookery by Nicolas Soyer (1911)
"Take out, dish up on a very hot dish, and serve. Eggs a la Tripe. ... dish up on a hot dish and serve as quickly as possible. Stuff ante a la Milanaise. ..."

4. A Practical Dictionary of the English and German Languages by Felix Flügel, Johann Gottfried Flügel (1861)
"1. to bear or carry up; 2. to put on; to serve (up or in), to dish up, set (the dishes); to spread (a cold repast) ..."

5. The American Pastry Cook: A Book of Perfected Receipts for Making All Sorts by Jessup Whitehead (1894)
"dish up in combination with a green salad border. ... To dish up, dip the mould a moment in warm water, wipe the outside and shake the shape of jellied ..."

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