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Table d'Hote

[the host's table ]. An ordinary. In the Middle Ages, and even down to the reign of Louis XIV., the landlord's table was the only public dining-place known in Germany and France. The first restaurant was opened in Paris during the reign of the Grand Monarque, and was a great success.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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