feasting

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

feasting

  1. Present participle of feast.
    They are feasting on turkey and venison.

Noun[edit]

feasting (plural feastings)

  1. A feast, or an occasion on which people or animals feast
    • 1846, Leigh Hunt, Stories from the Italian Poets= With Lives of the Writers, Vol. 2[1]:
      The lover at last fell ill; he fairly wasted away; and was so unhappy, that he gave up all his feastings and entertainments.
    • 1904, Jack London, [2]:
      There was hooch galore, and meat and feastings, and they took kindly to the new order.
    • 1911, Joseph A. Altsheler, [3]:
      Despite many feastings, the wolves were hungry again.