Dining Din"ing, n. & a. from {Dine}, a. [1913 Webster]

Note: Used either adjectively or as the first part of a compound; as, dining hall or dining-hall, dining room, dining table, etc. [1913 Webster]

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  • Dining Out — is one of the many traditions held by the military today. The history dates back to when Roman soldiers would hold dinners in honor of an individual. Later, British naval officers held a guest night to relax with other military personal and… …   Wikipedia

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