after-supper (n.) Old form(s): after supper
period of time immediately after dessert [eaten after the main course of the evening meal]
MND V.i.34[Theseus to all] what dances shall we have / To wear away this long age of three hours / Between our after-supper and bedtime
R3 IV.iii.31[King Richard to Tyrrel] Come to me ... at after-supper
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