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Recorded since 1580; presumably short for luncheon, apparently an alteration from nuncheon, nonechenche "light mid-day meal", itself from none "noon" (from Latin nonus) + schench "drink" (from Old English scenc, from scencan "pour out") and altered by northern English dialect lunch "hunk of bread or cheese" (1590), which probably is from Spanish lonja "a slice" (literally "loin")

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Lunch

Plural
Lunches

Lunch (plural Lunches)
  1. A light meal usually eaten around midday, notably when not as main meal of the day.
  2. Patrono:Cricket A break in play between the first and second sessions.
  3. (Minnesota, US) Any small meal, especially one eaten at a social gathering.
    After the funeral there was a lunch for those who didn't go to the cemetery.

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to Lunch

Third person singular
lunches

Simple past
lunched

Past participle
lunched

Present participle
lunching

to Lunch (third-person singular simple present lunches, present participle lunching, simple past and past participle lunched)
  1. To eat lunch.
    I like to lunch in Italian restaurants.

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From English lunch, presumably short for luncheon, from nonechenche "light mid-day meal", itself from none "noon" (from Latin nonus) + schench "drink" (from Old English scenc, from scencan "pour out") and altered by northern English dialect lunch "hunk of bread or cheese" (1590), which probably is from Spanish lonja "a slice" (literally "loin")

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Lunch (plural lunchen or lunches, diminutive Lunchje, diminutive plural Lunchjes)

  1. A lunch, meal around noon

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Lunch

  1. The first-person singular present indicative of lunchen.
  2. The imperative of lunchen.

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From English lunch, presumably short for luncheon, from nonechenche "light mid-day meal", itself from none "noon" (from Latin nonus) + schench "drink" (from Old English scenc, from scencan "pour out") and altered by northern English dialect lunch "hunk of bread or cheese" (1590), which probably is from Spanish lonja "a slice" (literally "loin")

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Lunch m. (plural Lunchs)

  1. A lunch, (usually light) meal around noon
  2. A light meal with sandwiches, cold cuts, pastry etc. served at a festive reception

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Lunch c.

Inflection for Lunch Singular Plural
common Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Base form Lunch Lunchen Luncher Luncherna
Possessive form Lunchs Lunchens Lunchers Lunchernas
  1. A lunch, meal eaten about noon

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