Dish, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dished (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Dishing.] 1. To put in a dish, ready for the table.
2. To make concave, or depress in the middle, like a dish; as, to
dish a wheel by inclining the spokes.
3. To frustrate; to beat; to ruin.
4. to talk about (a person) in a disparaging manner; to gossip about (a person); as, the secretaries spent their break time
dishing the newest employee.
To dish out.
1. To serve out of a dish; to distribute in portions at table.
(Arch.) To hollow out, as a gutter in stone or wood.
2. to dispense freely; -- also used figuratively; as, to
dish out punishment; to
dish out abuse or insult. --
To dish up, to take (food) from the oven, pots, etc., and put in dishes to be served at table.
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