[ verb ] (food) partake in a feast or banquet
Used in print(Octavia Waldo, A Cup of the Sun....)
Suddenly he was interrupted in his daydreaming by a warm wetness lapping against his chin , and his eyes opened wide and long at the sight of a goat 's claret tongue , feasting against the salt taste of him .
[ noun ] an organized series of acts and performances (usually in one place)
"a drama festival"
Used in print(Kenneth Allsop, The Bootleggers and Their Era...)
This dinner was the start of a new blatancy in the relationship between the gangs and the politicians , which , prior to 1924 , says Pasley , `` had been maintained with more_or_less stealth '' , but which henceforth was marked by these ostentatious gatherings , denounced by a clergyman as `` Belshazzar feasts '' , at which `` politicians fraternized cheek_by_jowl with gangsters , openly , in the big downtown hotels '' .