Definitions

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  • noun One who banquets; one who feasts or makes feasts.

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  • noun One who banquets; one who feasts or makes feasts.

Etymologies

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banquet +‎ -er

Examples

  • Thrasymachus, if you will recall what was previously said, that although you began by defining the true physician in an exact sense, you did not observe a like exactness when speaking of the shepherd; you thought that the shepherd as a shepherd tends the sheep not with a view to their own good, but like a mere diner or banquetter with a view to the pleasures of the table; or, again, as a trader for sale in the market, and not as

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