shore dinner


: a dinner consisting chiefly of seafoods

Examples of shore dinner in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The evening tour includes a traditional shore dinner, complemented with arts and entertainment, performed by local talent. Sandra MacGregor, Forbes, 3 Oct. 2021 The park’s Shore Dinner Hall offered the cakes as a part of a traditional New England shore dinner and sold them by the bag from a takeout window. Kat Craddock, Saveur, 10 June 2016

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Word History

First Known Use

1892, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of shore dinner was in 1892

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Cite this Entry

“Shore dinner.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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