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Feast

Meanings and phrases

feast

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a ceremonial dinner party for many people; banquet
  2. something experienced with great delight
  3. a meal that is well prepared and greatly enjoyed; banquet; spread
  4. an elaborate party (often outdoors); fete; fiesta

feast

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. partake in a feast or banquet; banquet; junket
  2. provide a feast or banquet for; banquet; junket
  3. gratify; feed

Feast of Booths

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a major Jewish festival beginning on the eve of the 15th of Tishri and commemorating the shelter of the Israelites during their 40 years in the wilderness; Succoth; Sukkoth; Succos; Feast of Tabernacles; Tabernacles

Feast of Dedication

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (Judaism) an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem in 165 BC; Hanukkah; Hanukah; Hannukah; Chanukah; Chanukkah; Channukah; Channukkah; Festival of Lights; Feast of Lights; Feast of the Dedication

Feast of Dormition

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. celebration in the Eastern Orthodox Church of the Virgin Mary's being taken up into heaven when her earthly life ended; corresponds to the Assumption in the Roman Catholic Church and is also celebrated on August 15th; Dormition

Feast of Lights

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (Judaism) an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem in 165 BC; Hanukkah; Hanukah; Hannukah; Chanukah; Chanukkah; Channukah; Channukkah; Festival of Lights; Feast of Dedication; Feast of the Dedication

Feast of Sacrifice

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the 10th day of Dhu'l-Hijja; all Muslims attend a service in the mosques and those who are not pilgrims perform a ritual slaughter of a sheep (commemorating God's ransom of Abraham's son from sacrifice) and give at least a third of the meat to charity; Id al-Adha

Feast of Tabernacles

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a major Jewish festival beginning on the eve of the 15th of Tishri and commemorating the shelter of the Israelites during their 40 years in the wilderness; Succoth; Sukkoth; Succos; Feast of Booths; Tabernacles

Feast of Weeks

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (Judaism) Jewish holy day celebrated on the sixth of Sivan to celebrate Moses receiving the Ten Commandments; Shavous; Shabuoth; Shavuoth; Shavuot; Pentecost

Feast of the Circumcision

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (Roman Catholic Church and Anglican Church) feast day celebrating the circumcision of Jesus; celebrated on January 1st; Circumcision; January 1

Feast of the Dedication

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (Judaism) an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem in 165 BC; Hanukkah; Hanukah; Hannukah; Chanukah; Chanukkah; Channukah; Channukkah; Festival of Lights; Feast of Lights; Feast of Dedication

Feast of the Unleavened Bread

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (Judaism) a Jewish festival (traditionally 8 days from Nissan 15) celebrating the exodus of the Israelites from Egypt; Passover; Pesach; Pesah

feast day

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a day designated for feasting; fete day
E.g.
  • There is no feast day from Easter until Ascension.
  • Saint Francis' feast day is observed on 4 October.
  • The feast day of Barnabas is celebrated on June 11.

feast one 's eyes

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. look at with great enjoyment

love feast

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a religious meal shared as a sign of love and fellowship; agape
  2. a social gathering intended to create goodwill among the participants

movable feast

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a religious holiday that falls on different dates in different years; moveable feast

moveable feast

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a religious holiday that falls on different dates in different years; movable feast

feast days

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Her feast days are March 27 and August 29.
  • New holidays were introduced to replace religious feast days.
  • This icon has two feast days: and .

feast is celebrated

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The temple feast is celebrated across religions.
  • Her feast is celebrated on November 21.
  • His feast is celebrated on October 1.
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