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[Car.; cf. OED a savory addition to a meal] n. the part of a meal having a distinctive flavor (e.g. meat and vegetables) in contrast to starchy food: 1976 I was given one shilling and sixpence ... to buy the "relish" for a family of [ten] (Eneas 37). (Black)

Tags: food, noun

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Last update: 2011-06-06 19:53
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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