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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Entr'ee  \En`tr['e]e"\,  n.  [F.  See  {Entry}.] 
  1.  A  coming  in  or  entrance;  hence  freedom  of  access 
  permission  or  right  to  enter  as  to  have  the  entr['e]e  of 
  a  house. 
 
  2.  (Cookery)  In  French  usage,  a  dish  served  at  the  beginning 
  of  dinner  to  give  zest  to  the  appetite;  in  English  usage, 
  a  side  dish,  served  with  a  joint,  or  between  the  courses, 
  as  a  cutlet,  scalloped  oysters,  etc 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  entree 
  n  1:  the  principal  dish  of  a  meal  [syn:  {main  course}] 
  2:  the  right  to  enter  [syn:  {access},  {admittance}] 
  3:  something  that  allows  entry  or  exit  "they  waited  at  the 
  entrance  to  the  garden";  "beggars  waited  just  outside  the 
  entryway  to  the  cathedral"  [syn:  {entrance},  {entranceway}, 
  {entryway},  {entry}] 
  4:  the  act  of  entering;  "she  made  a  graceful  entree  into  the 
  ballroom" 




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