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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

Sooner or later everyone sits down to a banquet of consequences.
Robert Louis Stevenson

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

It is best to rise from life as from a banquet, neither thirsty nor drunken.
Aristotle

Everybody, soon or late, sits down to a banquet of consequences.
Robert Louis Stevenson
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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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