main course


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main course

n
1. (Cookery) the principal dish of a meal
2. (Nautical Terms) nautical a square mainsail

main′ course′


n.
a square mainsail.
[1505–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.main course - the principal dish of a mealmain course - the principal dish of a meal  
course - part of a meal served at one time; "she prepared a three course meal"
plate - a main course served on a plate; "a vegetable plate"; "the blue plate special"
2.main course - a square mainsailmain course - a square mainsail      
mainsail - the lowermost sail on the mainmast
Translations
hlavní jídlo
hovedret
pääruoka
glavno jelo
メインコース
주 요리
huvudrätt
อาหารมื้อหลัก
món chính

main course

n (Culin) → piatto principale, piatto forte, secondo

main course

طَبَقٌ رَئِيسِيّ hlavní jídlo hovedret Hauptgericht κύριο πιάτο plato fuerte pääruoka plat principal glavno jelo portata principale メインコース 주 요리 hoofdgerecht hovedrett danie główne prato principal основное блюдо huvudrätt อาหารมื้อหลัก ana yemek món chính 主菜
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Poniatowski's action against Utitsa, and Uvarov's on the right flank against the French, were actions distinct from the main course of the battle.
On the following morning they abandoned the main course of the Spanish River, and taking a northwest direction for eight miles, came upon one of its little tributaries, issuing out of the bosom of the mountains, and running through green meadows, yielding pasturage to herds of buffalo.
the same that blew now: and having no sails to work the ship with but a main course, and a kind of square sail upon a jury fore-mast, which they had set up, they could not lie near the wind, but were endeavouring to stand away for the Canaries.
Hence I ordered the storming Viking cocktail with the main course which was Montreal Steak.
John, 28, left the table before the main course for a smoke break, flirting with two other men on the way.
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The festival presents the finest offering of Rajasthani vegetarian food, from traditional soups and starters to the main course and desserts.
Louise Lennox jokes Kevin should just stick with the lamb main course and leave the fish out.
In the competition, the chefs must produce, in just 90 minutes, a healthy and balanced two-course meal comprising of a main course and dessert that would appeal to 11-yearolds in school.
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