bill of fare
Date: 1631 1. menu 2. program

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Bill of fare — Bill Bill, n. [OE. bill, bille, fr. LL. billa (or OF. bille), for L. bulla anything rounded, LL., seal, stamp, letter, edict, roll; cf. F. bille a ball, prob. fr. Ger.; cf. MHG. bickel, D. bikkel, dice. Cf. {Bull} papal edict, {Billet} a paper.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bill of fare — Fare Fare, n. [AS. faru journey, fr. faran. See {Fare}, v.] 1. A journey; a passage. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] That nought might stay his fare. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. The price of passage or going; the sum paid or due for conveying a person by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bill of fare — plural bills of fare n old fashioned a list of the food that is served in a restaurant = ↑menu …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bill of fare — (plural ,bills of fare) noun count OLD FASHIONED a MENU in a restaurant …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bill of fare — bill′ of fare′ n. 1) a menu 2) sbz a program of entertainment • Etymology: 1630–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • bill of fare — n. a list of the foods served; menu …   English World dictionary

  • bill of fare — noun a list of dishes available at a restaurant the menu was in French • Syn: ↑menu, ↑card, ↑carte du jour, ↑carte • Hypernyms: ↑bill • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bill of fare — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms bill of fare : singular bill of fare plural bills of fare old fashioned a menu in a restaurant …   English dictionary

  • bill of fare — bills of fare N COUNT The bill of fare at a restaurant is a list of the food for a meal from which you may choose what you want to eat. [OLD FASHIONED] Syn: menu …   English dictionary

  • bill of fare — Synonyms and related words: account, agenda, batting order, bill, bill of lading, blueprint, books, budget, calendar, card, carte, carte du jour, docket, invoice, ledger, lineup, list of agenda, manifest, menu, playbill, program, program of… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bill of fare — 1. a list of foods that are served; menu. 2. the program of entertainment, as at a theater. [1630 40] * * * …   Universalium

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