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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dine v. i. [imp. & p. p. Dined p. pr. & vb. n. Dining.]  To eat the principal regular meal of the day; to take dinner.
    Now can I break my fast, dine, sup, and sleep.   --Shak.
 To dine with Duke Humphrey, to go without dinner; -- a phrase common in Elizabethan literature, said to be from the practice of the poor gentry, who beguiled the dinner hour by a promenade near the tomb of Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester, in Old Saint Paul's.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Din·ing n. & a. from Dine, a.
 Note:Used either adjectively or as the first part of a compound; as, dining hall or dining-hall, dining room, dining table, etc.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the act of eating dinner