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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MENU

The menu made her suspicious of the food because it was written in French.

Henriette took especial care in preparing the menu for that Thursday dinner.

After that Henriette and Sandoz, who were in consternation, witnessed the rout of their menu.

At sundown work stops and supper is eaten, the menu being as at breakfast.

They rested with particular pleasure on the menu card which stood in front of him.

Paliser, turning to the waiter, translated passages from the menu.

It is like ordering from a menu card for them to select husbands.

"Betting on the menu" it is called; and it is done in this way.

On Sunday nuts and raisins or apples were added to the menu.

Give her her way, and every composition she handed in to Miss Gould would be a menu.

WORD ORIGIN

1837, from French menu de repas "list of what is served at a meal," from Middle French menu (adj.) "small, detailed" (11c.), from Latin minutus "small," literally "made smaller," past participle of minuere "to diminish," from root of minus "to diminish" (see minus). Computer usage is from 1967, from expanded sense of "any detailed list," first attested 1889.

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