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ashet

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Pronunciation: /ˈaʃɪt
 
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Definition of ashet in English:

noun

Scottish & Northern English
A large plate or dish.
Example sentences
  • As the ashet is held aloft, they proudly stride around the room.
  • Remove the chicken and shallots to a large ashet and keep warm.
  • The question arises in the same document concerning the ashets and milkpots mentioned.

Origin

mid 16th century: from French assiette.

Words that rhyme with ashet

planchetbullshitBastet

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