Green’s Dictionary of Slang

dished adj.

[dish v. (1); ‘a correspondent suggests that meat is usually done brown [see do brown under brown adj.2 ] before being dished and conceives that the latter term may have arisen as the natural sequence of the former’ (Hotten, 1867)]

(also dished up) ruined, beaten, silenced.

[UK]Grose Classical Dict. of the Vulgar Tongue ms. additions n.p.: Dishd up. he is completely dfdished up. He is entirely ruind.
[UK]Grose Classical Dict. of the Vulgar Tongue (2nd, 3rd edn) n.p.: Dished up. He is completely dished up; he is totally ruined.
[UK]M. Robinson Walsingham IV 277: Fine news! – I’m dished – done up. The sharps have queered me.
J.K. Paulding letter in Aderman & Kime Advocate for America: The Life of J.K. Paulding (2003) 32: At Six we started for New York, where we arrived at the Seven in the Evening, looking as much like two vagabonds, as any two Gentlemen you wish to see in a summer’s day – fatigued, jaded, and in short to use a new phrase, completely ‘dished.’.
[UK]Lex. Balatronicum.
[UK]‘A. Burton’ Adventures of Johnny Newcome IV 235: He had been dished, beyond all hope.
[UK]‘An Amateur’ Real Life in London I 154: Was devilishly afraid of being nabb’d just now — should have been dished if I had.
[US]‘Jack Downing’ Andrew Jackson 125: Completely dish’d up and spiflicated.
[UK] ‘The Farmer’s Sprig’ in Frisky Vocalist 36: The farmer was swished, / And to get a boy was all that he wished; / And happy to say his hopes were not dish’d.
[UK]R. Barham ‘Lay of St. Cuthbert’ in Ingoldsby Legends (1842) 236: If you ‘go it’ too fast, / You’ll be ‘dish’d’ like Sir Guy.
[UK]H.S. Brown Manliness 18: To be disappointed is to be ‘dished’.
[UK]Hotten Dict. of Modern Sl. etc.
[UK]E. Eden Semi-Attached Couple (1979) 97: He has become reckless, and will be thoroughly dished.
[UK]G.W.H. Griffin Hamlet the Dainty Act III: I’m dished!
[UK]R. Barnett Police Sergeant C 21 132: Don’t you think you’ve been dished and nicely this time.
[Aus]Dead Bird (Sydney) 14 Sept. 2/1: According to the latest Yankee slang phrase, when a man is ‘in the soup’ it means he is ‘dished’.
[US]J.S. Wood Yale Yarns 56: If that rubber elastic breaks he’s dished!
[UK]R.H. Savage Brought to Bay 12: If this American scheme goes to pot, I am dished for life.
[US]O. Johnson Varmint 101: Dished! Spinked! He’ll flunk me every day. I certainly am in the wrong!
[UK]Wodehouse Inimitable Jeeves 137: We’re dished!
[UK]W.S. Maugham Bread-Winner Act II: Well, I’m dished.
[US]A.J. Pollock Und. Speaks 31/2: Dished, taken for a ride and slain.
[UK]Wodehouse Jeeves and the Feudal Spirit 201: Once let this Trotter get away to Liverpool and she would be dished.
[UK]Wodehouse Jeeves in the Offing 52: Uncle Tom’s deal would be dished.

In exclamations

I’ll be dished!

a euph. for I’ll be damned! under damn v.

[UK]Marryat Peter Simple (1911) 62: They’ve nabbed my husband; but I’ll be dished if I hav’n’t boxed up the midship-mite in that parlour, and he shall take his place.
[US]W.H. Thomes Bushrangers 398: I’ll be dished if I don’t – drop yer if yer talk in that kind of style.