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  • Many earthenware vessels found were used for cooking purposes, including baking dishes, three-legged pots, and covered pots
    Many earthenware vessels found were used for cooking purposes, including baking dishes, three-legged pots, and covered pots
  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Dish-cover a cover for a dish to keep it hot
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. disc, a plate, a dish, a table—L. discus. Doublets, disc and desk; cf. Ger. tisch, a table.


In literature:

Not so, however, with Steptoe who came in with a covered dish of muffins.
"The Dust Flower" by Basil King
It is usually served upon a shallow dish or a basket, a fringed napkin covering bottom and sides.
"Social Life" by Maud C. Cooke
Into this groove fits an inverted tin vessel, like a dish-cover.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
The pompous head-waiter struck his bell again, and every dish-cover was touched by a black hand.
"The Boy Settlers" by Noah Brooks
Then place them on a sheet of paper in a dish, and put them before the fire, covering them with a cloth to keep them hot.
"The Lady's Own Cookery Book, and New Dinner-Table Directory;" by Charlotte Campbell Bury
The doctor eat the fowl, and covering up the empty dish, bad them dress their master another.
"Hypochondriasis" by John Hill
The receipts cover almost every variety of cake or dish, and every species of cooking.
"The Humors of Falconbridge" by Jonathan F. Kelley
Most of the guests were still sitting at a table covered with dessert dishes.
"Memoirs of Life and Literature" by W. H. Mallock
Fill an earthenware dish with this solution, lay the leaves in it, and cover tightly.
"What Shall We Do Now?: Five Hundred Games and Pastimes" by Dorothy Canfield Fisher
If they stand they grow heavy, and if you put them in a covered dish you will make them watery.
"The Cooking Manual of Practical Directions for Economical Every-Day Cookery" by Juliet Corson
Fill the dish with thinly sliced tart apples and cover with the remainder of the rice.
"The Apple" by Various
In the middle stood a table laid for three persons, each cover consisting of two pewter dishes, one on the top of the other.
"Pretty Michal" by Mór Jókai
Take the fleshy portion of a good-sized rabbit, lard the flesh and lay it in a deep baking dish, cover it with some highly flavoured stock.
"Dressed Game and Poultry à la Mode" by Harriet A. de Salis
The newcomer brought in some strange warm food in a covered dish and then withdrew.
"Astounding Stories, August, 1931" by Various
A cloth was spread on the table, but no places were set; a number of covered dishes, steaming above electric discs, were on the sideboard.
"The Blind Man's Eyes" by William MacHarg
Cover the baking dish and bake forty minutes or more, uncover and brown.
"Civic League Cook Book" by Anonymous
The food came in individual covered dishes, also of water-proofed paper.
"H. R." by Edwin Lefevre
Place in an earthenware baking dish, cover with the milk, water and salt.
"Dietetics for Nurses" by Fairfax T. Proudfit
After carefully locking the door, he lifted the cover, and there he saw a white snake lying on the dish.
"The Green Fairy Book" by Various
Covered tins, or dishes and bags can be used for safety.
"Campward Ho!" by Unknown

In poetry:

And for them the king had seven dishes
Made out of the best red gold,
Set thickly round on the sides and covers
With jewels of price untold.
"The Sleeping Princess" by Clara Doty Bates
Mrs. Frances Duncan knew the parties very well indeed,
She had seen him pull his lady's nose and make her lip to bleed;
If he chanced to sit at home not a single word he said:
Once she saw him throw the cover of a dish at his lady's head.
"Damages, Two Hundred Pounds" by William Makepeace Thackeray

In news:

The event included a drawing, auction and covered-dish dinner.
The Point Pleasant Ladies Aide held a covered-dish dinner and meeting Nov 14 at the Point Pleasant Methodist Church located on Wylie Ridge with President Carolyn Allison calling the meeting to order.
Cover the dish, and bake for 7-10, or until the eggs have cooked and the cheese has melted.
Taylor Swift is Harper's Bazaar 's December/January cover girl, dishing to the fashion mag about her very real clothing dilemmas, as well as her new album, 'Red.
Taylor Swift is Harper's Bazaar 's December/January cover girl, dishing to the fashion mag about her very real clothing dilemmas, as well as her new album.
Cover the bottom and about 1 inch up the sides of the dish.
Covers CRY ME A RIVER, Dishes On BREAKUP .
Vogue cover girl Rihanna dishes on Robert Pattinson, Chris Brown.
A social hour with covered dish will follow at the adjacent Cabin Creek Wellness Center, the onetime home of Cabin Creek Quilts Cooperative.
The literacy council will provide chicken, and those attending are asked to bring a covered dish.
Alicia Keys COVERS "COMPLEX" Magazine, DISHES ON About Motherhood, Frank Ocean And More.
Heavenly Host or Covered Dish.
Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish and items for the auction.
Bring a covered dish/casserole, salad, or dessert.
If you like, make the dish up to 2 days ahead and store it covered in the refrigerator.

In science:

The remote control of the telescope pointing (0.1◦ precision) is integrated in the data acquisition (DAQ) system (Sec. 2.5). A 53-pixel receiver camera is mounted on the prime focus of the dish, covering a field of view of about 20◦ × 10◦ .
The MIDAS telescope for microwave detection of ultra-high energy cosmic rays
The parameter space one needs to cover to assess the performance of the low-frequency sparse dipole array, the mid-frequency aperature array (AA), or the highfrequency dish array is enormous, and this is impossible to accomplish via a single telescope simulation.
SKA HI end2end simulation