2. The act of entreating or beseeching; urgent prayer; earnest petition; pressing solicitation.
Fair entreaty, and sweet blandishment.Spenser.
Syn. -- Solicitation; request; suit; supplication; importunity.
En`tre"(?), n. [F. See Entry.] 1. A coming in, or entrance; hence, freedom of access; permission or right to enter; as, to have the entre of a house.
(Cookery) In French usage, a dish served at the beginning of dinner to give zest to the appetite; in English usage, a side dish, served with a joint, or between the courses, as a cutlet, scalloped oysters, etc.
3. the dish which comprises the main course of a meal, especially in a restaurant; as, there were many
entrees on the menu.
En`tre*mets"(?), n. sing. & pl. [F., fr. entre between + mets a dish, mess.] 1. (Cookery) A side dish; a dainty or relishing dish usually eaten after the joints or principal dish; also, a sweetmeat, served with a dinner.
2. Any small entertainment between two greater ones.
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