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  • n. Plural form of feasting.


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  • There was hooch galore, and meat and feastings, and they took kindly to the new order.


  • Father had to keep them all in feastings and wine for weeks.


  • And as to the feastings and christenings, and revellings at Christmas, and celebrations of birthdays, wedding – days, and all manner of days, both at the Maypole and the Golden Key, — if they are not notorious, what facts are?

    Barnaby Rudge

  • She then goes to him at the house of Simon the Leper, a very rich man, who was giving him a grand supper, although the women were never admitted at these feastings, especially among the

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • It will not be doubted that these feastings were accompanied by dances, when it is recollected that, according to Scaliger, the bishops were called in the Latin Church

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • It's "artsy" and moody and minimalist, and sometimes clever, and sometimes gruesome, and not-at-all what I grew up staring at back in my youthful days of comic feastings.

    I Gave Up Comics When I "Grew Up." Really Dumb Decision.

  • Conrado made all knowne to his friends, who were very glad of this new alliance made by him, which was honoured with many solemne feastings.

    The Decameron

  • Nothing could have appealed to him more, and the Punch dinner, with its associations and that dainty presentation, remained apart in his memory from all other feastings.

    Mark Twain: A Biography

  • Their feastings and entertainments in consequence were very sumptuous, and various

    The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans

  • Hercules, entertained the people with sumptuous feastings.

    The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans


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