Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A feast given by an employer to those whom he employs.
- n. A social festival originally observed in France, and afterward in Germany and England, on the evening before Twelfth day, or, as the Germans call it, Three Kings' day. Although confounded with the Christian festival of the Epiphany, which occurs on the same day, it is supposed that this custom can be traced back to the Roman Saturnalia. See
- n. chiefly UK A dinner party given to the employees of a firm.
- n. chiefly UK Any similar social occasion.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (British) an annual dinner party given by an employer for the employees.
- n. an annual dinner party given by an employer for the employees
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“The meat in this beanfeast is supposedly supplied by Gordon Brown.”
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“All those women and children excursion beanfeast burned and drowned in New York.”
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“Tossing is not the sort of pastime any fellow would choose for fun, not if he were the party to be tossed, though it is a beanfeast for the onlookers.”
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