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Definition of Feast

Feast

  1. A festival; a holiday; a solemn, or more commonly, a joyous, anniversary.
  2. A festive or joyous meal; a grand, ceremonious, or sumptuous entertainment, of which many guests partake; a banquet characterized by tempting variety and abundance of food.
  3. That which is partaken of, or shared in, with delight; something highly agreeable; entertainment.
  4. To eat sumptuously; to dine or sup on rich provisions, particularly in large companies, and on public festivals.
  5. To be highly gratified or delighted.
  6. To entertain with sumptuous provisions; to treat at the table bountifully; as, he was feasted by the king.
  7. To delight; to gratify; as, to feast the soul.

Feast Quotations

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.
Melody Beattie

If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast.
Ernest Hemingway

All our words are but crumbs that fall down from the feast of the mind.
Khalil Gibran

I don't need a holiday or a feast to feel grateful for my children, the sun, the moon, the roof over my head, music, and laughter, but I like to take this time to take the path of thanks less traveled.
Paula Poundstone

We are celebrating the feast of the Eternal Birth which God the Father has borne and never ceases to bear in all eternity... But if it takes not place in me, what avails it? Everything lies in this, that it should take place in me.
Meister Eckhart
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Feast Translations

feast in Dutch is festijn, feestmaal, smulpartij, gelag
feast in German is Fest, feiern, Festgelage
feast in Italian is fisso, banchetto
feast in Latin is epulum, epulo
feast in Portuguese is festa
feast in Spanish is fija

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