En`trée" (?), n. [F. See Entry.]
A coming in, or entrance; hence, freedom of access; permission or right to enter; as, to have the entrée of a house.
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.
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