bill of fare


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bill of fare

n. pl. bills of fare
1. A list of dishes offered; a menu.
2. A list of items or events in a presentation; a program.

bill of fare

n
(Cookery) another name for menu

bill′ of fare′


n.
1. a menu.
2. a program of entertainment.
[1630–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bill of fare - a list of dishes available at a restaurantbill of fare - a list of dishes available at a restaurant; "the menu was in French"
bill - a list of particulars (as a playbill or bill of fare)
a la carte - a menu having individual dishes listed with separate prices
prix fixe - a menu listing fixed meals at fixed prices
table d'hote - a menu offering a complete meal with limited choices at a fixed price
Translations
References in classic literature ?
served as fast as you throw the five baseballs at the coloured gentleman's head) Sarah took away with her the bill of fare.
The introduction to the work, or bill of fare to the feast.
Instantly flinging a fresh cloth over the round table under the bronze chandelier, though it already had a table cloth on it, he pushed up velvet chairs, and came to a standstill before Stepan Arkadyevitch with a napkin and a bill of fare in his hands, awaiting his commands.
I have selected a few dishes, and made out a little bill of fare, which will go home in the steamer that precedes me, and be hot when I arrive--as follows:
The celebrity of the bread-fruit tree, and the conspicuous place it occupies in a Typee bill of fare, induces me to give at some length a general description of the tree, and the various modes in which the fruit is prepared.
Besides this effusion, there were innumerable complimentary allusions, also extracted from newspapers, such as--'We observe from an advertisement in another part of our paper of today, that the charming and highly-talented Miss Snevellicci takes her benefit on Wednesday, for which occasion she has put forth a bill of fare that might kindle exhilaration in the breast of a misanthrope.
For the most part, in this tropic whaling life, a sublime uneventfulness invests you; you hear no news; read no gazettes; extras with startling accounts of commonplaces never delude you into unnecessary excitements; you hear of no domestic afflictions; bankrupt securities; fall of stocks; are never troubled with the thought of what you shall have for dinner --for all your meals for three years and more are snugly stowed in casks, and your bill of fare is immutable.
That boy had a state-room with a hot and cold bath, and spent ten minutes each morning picking over a gilt-edged bill of fare.
They sat down at a vacant table and waited for the omelette which was the first article on the bill of fare.
The serene Teuton found the supper table and was happy, eating steadily through the bill of fare, and dismayed the garcons by the ravages he committed.
This and some dried fruits and a flask of Monte Pulciano, was the bill of fare.
She replied that she would bring in an account of the expenses of it in two or three shapes, and like a bill of fare, I should choose as I pleased; and I desired her to do so.