place setting


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place setting

n.
A table service for one person.

place setting

n
the set of items of cutlery, crockery, and glassware laid for one person at a dining table

place′ set`ting


n.
the group of dishes, silverware, glasses, etc., for one person at a meal.
[1945–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.place setting - a table service for one personplace setting - a table service for one person; "a place setting of sterling flatware"
table service, service - tableware consisting of a complete set of articles (silver or dishware) for use at table
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He felt the depressing influence of the horrible place setting down upon him; but he staggered to his feet, shaking himself like a great lion, for was he not still Tarzan, mighty Tarzan of the Apes?
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It was laid out with gold-rimmed china, with each place setting trimmed with a pink tulip.
Here is a puzzle for you to try: If the Hatter moved on three places at a time, starting his count at one, for a table initially having nine clean place settings, what would be the last clean place setting?
A festive place setting made with a cinnamon stick, by Gill and Cliff Plowes
It has not changed substantially from the original place setting begun in the homes and restaurants of France.
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Offering his readers expansive first hand knowledge of southern cooking, Sauceman's The Place Setting includes tasty dishes ranging from Sheri Castle's Killed Lettuce; Gertrude Ripley's Carrot Cake with Black Walnuts; and Sorghum Snaps, to Spinning Spider Warm Goat Cheese Salad; White Lily Almond-Filled Pound Cake; and Margaret Anne Mitchell's Capered Deviled Eggs.
One place setting used a yellow, gold, and green color palette to create a feeling of spring.
Which for an author is a far more thoughtful wedding gift than a crock-pot or place setting.
THE TABLES ARE SET WITH A LINEN PLACE MAT AT EACH PLACE setting.
The problems were presented with a dinner place setting.