[ noun ] a day or period of time set aside for feasting and celebration
Used in print(Irving Fineman, Woman of Valor: The Life of Henrietta...)
And she wrote the libretto for an oratorio on the subject of Judas_Maccabeus performed at the Hanukkah festival which came in December .(Jesse Hill Ford, Mountains of Gilead....)
She glanced at the man nodding beside her , a man with weather cracks furrowed into his lean cheeks , with powdery pale eyes reflecting all the droughts he had seen , reflecting the sky and the drought which must follow now in August - yes , with eyes predicting the drought and here it was only June , only festival time again and thoughts of Gratt_Shafer would not leave her .