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Search phrase: meal


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Antony and CleopatraAC IV.ii.10Be bounteous at our meal. Give me thy hand.Be bounteous at our Meale. Giue me thy hand,
The Comedy of ErrorsCE V.i.74Unquiet meals make ill digestions.Vnquiet meales make ill digestions, 
CoriolanusCor III.i.320In bolted language. Meal and bran togetherIn boulted Language: Meale and Bran together
CoriolanusCor IV.iv.14Whose hours, whose bed, whose meal and exerciseWhose Houres, whose Bed, whose Meale and Exercise
CymbelineCym III.vii.24As I had made my meal; and partedAs I had made my Meale; and parted
CymbelineCym IV.ii.27Nature hath meal, and bran; contempt, and grace."Nature hath Meale, and Bran; Contempt, and Grace.
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.iii.91making many fish meals, that they fall into a kind ofand making many Fish-Meales, that they fall into a kinde of
Henry VH5 III.vii.146great meals of beef, and iron and steel; they will eatgreat Meales of Beefe, and Iron and Steele; they will eate
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.x.60the ten meals I have lost, and I'll defy them all. Wither,the ten meales I haue lost, and I'de defie them all. Wither
Julius CaesarJC II.i.284To keep with you at meals, comfort your bed,To keepe with you at Meales, comfort your Bed,
Love's Labour's LostLLL I.i.40And but one meal on every day beside –And but one meale on euery day beside:
MacbethMac III.ii.17Ere we will eat our meal in fear, and sleepEre we will eate our Meale in feare, and sleepe
Measure for MeasureMM IV.iii.153head fill my belly; one fruitful meal would set me to't.head fill my belly. One fruitful Meale would set mee too't:
The TempestTem II.i.115.1Hath made his meal on thee?Hath made his meale on thee?
Timon of AthensTim I.ii.49fear to drink at meals,feare to drinke at meales,
Troilus and CressidaTC II.iii.41in to my table, so many meals? Come, what'sinto my Table, so many meales? Come, what's
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.i.74Of one meal lend me. Come before me then,Of one meale lend me; Come before me then


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after-supperperiod of time immediately after dessert [eaten after the main course of the evening meal]
banketrefreshments, light meal, dessert
banquet, banketrefreshments, light meal, dessert
banquet, runninglight meal taken hurriedly, quickly served repast
by-drinkingdrinking between meals
givesay grace before meals
gracegrace before meals, prayer of thanksgiving
inch-mealinch by inch, little by little
limb-meallimb from limb, to pieces
mealflour, edible part of grain
mealstain, spot, blemish
ordinaryregular meal, standard fare, mealtime
pittancemeal, fare, provision
Procne, Progne[pron: 'proknee] Philomel's sister, who served her son Itys in a meal to Tereus, his father, in revenge for Tereus' rape and mutilation of Philomel
repastfood and drink, meal, refreshment
repasturefood, repast, meal
running banquetlight meal taken hurriedly, quickly served repast
servicecourse, order of dishes [of a meal]
servicetable preparations for a meal
trencher-friendfriend for free meals, sponger, parasite


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course, first [in a meal]banquet, banket
course, last [of a meal]fruit
drinking between mealsby-drinking
fare [meal]cheer
fare [meal]pittance
friend for free mealstrencher-friend
grace before mealsgrace
grace before meals, saygive
hurried light mealbanquet, running
light meal taken hurriedlybanquet, running
meal, lightbanquet, banket
meal, table preparations for a service
meals, drinking betweenby-drinking
meals, friend for freetrencher-friend
meals, say grace beforegive
say grace before mealsgive
table preparations for a mealservice

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Classical mythology...o s sister who served her son itys in a meal to tereus his father in revenge for te...

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
MEALBASICmeal n, meal v, mealy adj
MEALACTIONinch-meal n, limb-meal adv, piecemeal adj


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