supper


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Supper \Sup"per\, n. [OE. soper, super, OF. super, soper, F.
   souper; originally an infinitive, to sup, take a meal. See
   Soup, and cf. Sup to take supper.]
   A meal taken at the close of the day; the evening meal.
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   Note: Supper is much used in an obvious sense, either
         adjectively or as the first part of a compound; as,
         supper time or supper-time, supper bell, supper hour,
         etc.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Supper \Sup"per\, v. i.
   To take supper; to sup. [R.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Supper \Sup"per\, v. t.
   To supply with supper. [R.] "Kester was suppering the
   horses." --Mrs. Gaskell.
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