E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Dished (1 syl.).
I was dished out of it. Cheated out of it; or rather, some one else contrived to obtain it. A contraction of disherit. The heir is disht out of his inheritance when his father marries again and leaves his property to the widow and widows family.