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Definition of Banquet

Banquet

  1. A feast; a sumptuous entertainment of eating and drinking; often, a complimentary or ceremonious feast, followed by speeches.
  2. A dessert; a course of sweetmeats; a sweetmeat or sweetmeats.
  3. To treat with a banquet or sumptuous entertainment of food; to feast.
  4. To regale one's self with good eating and drinking; to feast.
  5. To partake of a dessert after a feast.

Banquet Quotations

A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Aesop

The sun, the earth, love, friends, our very breath are parts of the banquet. - Rebecca Harding Davis
The sun, the earth, love, friends, our very breath are parts of the banquet.
Rebecca Harding Davis

Did you come of age in those sweet summers of the early nineteen-sixties, when the airwaves were full of rock and roll's doo-wop promise of joy and the nation was full of J.F.K.'s eloquent promise of a New Frontier? I did. Life seemed to be laid out before us like a banquet; everything was for the taking, especially hearts.
John Lahr

We should have a banquet on the day haters die.
Ovadia Yosef

Death is the king of this world: 'Tis his park where he breeds life to feed him. Cries of pain are music for his banquet.
George Eliot
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Banquet Translations

banquet in Dutch is banket, feestmaal
banquet in French is banquet
banquet in German is Bankett, Festessen
banquet in Italian is banchetto
banquet in Latin is epulor, epulo
banquet in Spanish is banquete
banquet in Swedish is kalas, bankett
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