En`tre*mets" (?), n. sing. & pl. [F., fr. entre between + mets a dish, mess.]

1. Cookery

A side dish; a dainty or relishing dish usually eaten after the joints or principal dish; also, a sweetmeat, served with a dinner.

2.

Any small entertainment between two greater ones.

[R.]

 

© Webster 1913.

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