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  • noun Plural form of feast.

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Examples

  • (DIVISION AND DISTRIBUTION) maintained equality in feasts, nothing uncivil or disorderly was seen, and they called the feasts [Greek omitted], DISTRIBUTIONS, the entertained [Greek omitted], and the carvers [Greek omitted], DISTRIBUTERS, from dividing and distributing to every man his proper mess.

    Essays and Miscellanies

  • (DIVISION AND DISTRIBUTION) maintained equality in feasts, nothing uncivil or disorderly was seen, and they called the feasts [Greek omitted], DISTRIBUTIONS, the entertained [Greek omitted], and the carvers [Greek omitted], DISTRIBUTERS, from dividing and distributing to every man his proper mess.

    Symposiacs

  • God, thy God -- but the latter is sustained by the same form (Ps 50: 7), and it was only of His human nature that the anointing could be predicated (compare Isa 61: 3). oil of gladness -- or token of gladness, as used in feasts and other times of solemn joy (compare 1Ki 1: 39, 40). fellows -- other kings.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • I knew it not; they did tear me, and ceased not: 16 With hypocritical mockers in feasts, they gnashed upon me with their teeth.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume III (Job to Song of Solomon)

  • The studious youth were severely prohibited from wasting their time in feasts, or in the theatre; and the term of their education was limited to the age of twenty.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • But it makes sense because then the psalm tones change with seasons and feasts, which is nice.

    A couple of Office/chant books in English

  • We also agreed to make a present from each when in the territory, besides giving a feast at 'Amman, and another at Jerash -- the feasts were a mere trifle.

    Byeways in Palestine

  • In the fourth-century Roman catalogue of martyrs 'feasts, which is used in the "Martyrologium Hieronymianum", her name seems not to have been inserted.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 11: New Mexico-Philip

  • The liturgical cycle, that is, the feasts of the year or of the martyrs exerted hardly any influence on the Liturgy, and in this sense it may be said that in the beginning there was neither a

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Saints (Proprium missarum de sanctis), that is, the feasts that occur on days of the civil year.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 9: Laprade-Mass Liturgy

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