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dinner service

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(Ceramics) a set of matching plates, dishes, etc, suitable for serving a meal to a certain number of people
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Noun1.dinner service - a table service for serving dinnerdinner service - a table service for serving dinner  
table service, service - tableware consisting of a complete set of articles (silver or dishware) for use at table
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Martha had, in fact, hurried back after she had removed the dinner service.
The dinner service was of plain white earthenware; the soup, made after the traditions of the late cure, was the most concentrated kind of broth that was ever set to simmer by any mortal cook.
It was his own fault; but it was a china plate, the last of the dinner service that had belonged to his grandmother, old Vixen Tod.
Then he looked about for something to pour the soup into; Dantes' entire dinner service consisted of one plate -- there was no alternative.
Contract notice: Management of the shelter for the homeless juan luis vives, With breakfast, Lunch and dinner services that incorporate fair trade products.
The restaurant is offering a new lunch service, in addition to its existing breakfast and dinner services.
ANTIQUE dinner services make good money - find out more at The Worcester Porcelain Museum, Worcester.
They produced dinner services in large numbers and I would suggest that these dishes are part of a larger dinner service.