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Dished (1 syl.)

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I was dished out of it. Cheated out of it; or rather, some one else contrived to obtain it. A contraction of disherit. The heir is dishʹt out of his inheritance when his father marries again and leaves his property to the widow and widow’s family.        

“Where’s Brummel? Dished!”

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Byron: Don Juan.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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