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  • noun Plural form of banqueting.

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Examples

  • For there are excessive banquetings, and subtle flutes which provoke to lustful movements, and useless and luxurious anointings, and crowning with garlands.

    A Dark And Hidden God

  • He little dreamed till then, not he, that there had been banquetings and junketings, secret doings and deep drinkings at his expense.

    Doctor Thorne

  • For there are excessive banquetings, and subtle flutes which provoke to lustful movements, and useless and luxurious anointings, and crowning with garlands.

    ANF01. The Apostolic Fathers with Justin Martyr and Irenaeus

  • For the time past of our life may suffice us to have wrought the will of the Gentiles, when we walked in lasciviousness, lusts, excess of wine, revelings, banquetings, and abominable idolatries: wherein they think it strange that ye run not with them to the same excess of riot, speaking evil of you: who shall give account to him that is ready to judge the quick and the dead.

    1 Peter 4.

  • Not in calm groves, not in games and music, nor in fragrant spots, nor in curious banquetings, nor in the pleasures of the bed and the couch; nor (finally) in books or poesy, found it repose.

    The Confessions

  • Not in pleasant groves, nor in sport or song, nor in fragrant bowers, nor in magnificent banquetings, nor in the pleasures of the bed or the couch; not even in books or poetry did it find rest.

    Confessions and Enchiridion, newly translated and edited by Albert C. Outler

  • And shall say to them: This our son is rebellious and stubborn, he slighteth hearing our admonitions, he giveth himself to revelling, and to debauchery and banquetings:

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Book 05: Deuteronomy The Challoner Revision

  • And shall say to them: This our son is rebellious and stubborn, he slighteth hearing our admonitions, he giveth himself to revelling, and to debauchery and banquetings:

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Complete The Challoner Revision

  • Gentiles, for them who have walked in riotousness, lusts, excess of wine, revellings, banquetings and unlawful worshipping of idols.

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Complete The Challoner Revision

  • Gentiles, for them who have walked in riotousness, lusts, excess of wine, revellings, banquetings and unlawful worshipping of idols.

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Book 67: 1 Peter The Challoner Revision

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