[arn-tre-may ]. Sweet foods or kickshaws served at
table between the main dishes, courses, or removes; literally,
entre-mets (French), things put between. We now use two words,
entrées and entremets, the former being subordinate animal
foods handed round between the main dishes, and the latter being sweet
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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