from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A relish or a dainty dish served at table between the principal courses.
- n. A short dramatic entertainment, with or without music, originally on an allegorical or heroic subject, later of a burlesque character: first used in the thirteenth century; probably the germ of the modern opera.
- n. A short entertainment, musical or not, inserted between parts of a larger work; an interlude or entr'acte.
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