What does the word dish mean?

Usage examples for dish

  1. The dish was a huge one, and was much larger than the book on which I placed it. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  2. What it is that has gone from our drama, I cannot tell: I am never affected now as I was then; and people in a low station of life could affect me then, without being flung at me, for I dislike an entire dish of them, I own. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  3. Mary Rose dropped the dish she held. – Mary Rose of Mifflin by Frances R. Sterrett