from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A dessert made from flavored milk and rennet.
- n. A party, banquet, or outing.
- n. A trip or tour, especially:
- n. One taken by an official at public expense.
- n. One taken by a person who is the guest of a business or agency seeking favor or patronage.
- intransitive v. To hold a party or banquet.
- intransitive v. To go on a junket.
- transitive v. To fete at a party or banquet.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A basket.
- n. A type of cream cheese, originally made in a rush basket; later, a food made of sweetened curds or rennet.
- n. A feast or banquet.
- n. A pleasure-trip; a journey made for feasting or enjoyment, now especially a trip made ostensibly for business but which entails merrymaking or entertainment.
- n. 20-40 table gaming rooms for which the capacity and limits change daily. Junket rooms are often rented out to private vendors who run tour groups through them and give a portion of the proceeds to the main casino.
- v. To go on or attend a junket.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A cheese cake; a sweetmeat; any delicate food.
- n. A feast; an entertainment.
- n. A trip made at the expense of an organization of which the traveller is an official, ostensibly to obtain information relevant to one's duties; especially, a trip made by a public official at government expense. The term is sometimes used opprobriously, from a belief that such trips are often taken for private pleasure, and are therefore a waste of public money.
- intransitive v. To feast; to banquet; to make an entertainment; -- sometimes applied opprobriously to feasting by public officers at the public cost.
- transitive v. To give entertainment to; to feast.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A basket made of rushes.
- n. A long basket for catching fish.
- n. Curds mixed with cream, sweetened, and flavored.
- n. Hence Any sweetmeat or delicacy.
- n. A feast or merrymaking; a convivial entertainment; a picnic.
- To feast; banquet; take part in a convivial entertainment.
- To entertain; feast; regale.
- n. Milk artificially coagulated with rennet.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. provide a feast or banquet for
- n. a trip taken by an official at public expense
- v. go on a pleasure trip
- n. dessert made of sweetened milk coagulated with rennet
- v. partake in a feast or banquet
- n. a journey taken for pleasure
But it turns out the junket is the least of the story, because after the trip NAFTASib also gave money to the U.S.
E in a gambling sense, a junket is a cheap or free trip to a casino or similar establishment on the guarantee that players will gamble for a specific period of time or wager a specific amount of money.
It's what you call a junket -- you know, entertainment and gambling and shit.
Your Australian junket is no different than the Jay Miller junkets in Argentina or Australia.
Yesterday, PubliCola learned that the junket is just one of several Gallagher has taken at public expense this year.
I think junket is a great dessert and worth trying
I never realized how junket is prepared much like yogurt.
Expect more in the near future since a major press junket is upcoming.
Serve immediately — if the junket is left to stand it will become curdled and separate from the whey.
A Devonshire syllabub, or junket, is made by putting a pint of cider, with two table-spoonfuls of brandy, and sugar to the taste, into a large bowl, and milking upon it till the bowl is nearly full.