from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A meal shared among early Christians as a symbol of love.
- noun A similar symbolic meal among certain modern Christian sects.
- noun A gathering intended to promote goodwill among the participants.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Among the primitive Christians, a meal eaten in token of brotherly love and charity, originally in connection with the holy communion, and having in common with it the name of the Lord's Supper. See
- noun An analogous service held at intervals by some religious denominations, as the Moravians, the Methodists, and some German Baptists.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun a symbolic meal eaten to celebrate
brotherly love, particularly one practiced by early Christianscelebrating agape.
- noun a banquet or gathering to promote
goodwillamong the participants.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a religious meal shared as a sign of love and fellowship
- noun a social gathering intended to create goodwill among the participants
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love + feast.
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