Dessert

Definition of Dessert

Des`sert´
n.1.A service of pastry, fruits, or sweetmeats, at the close of a feast or entertainment; pastry, fruits, etc., forming the last course at dinner.
"An 't please your honor," quoth the peasant,
"This same dessert is not so pleasant."
- Pope.
Dessert spoon
a spoon used in eating dessert; a spoon intermediate in size between a teaspoon and a tablespoon.
Dessert-spoonful
as much as a dessert spoon will hold, usually reckoned at about two and a half fluid drams.

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ambrosia, antepast, bonne bouche, cate, choice morsel, course, cover, dainty, delicacy, dish, entree, entremets, goody, help, helping, kickshaw, manna, morsel, nectar, place, plate, portion, pudding, savory, second helping, service, serving, sweet, tidbit, titbit, treat
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