Feasting
Feast Feast, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Feasted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Feasting}.] [OE. festen, cf. OF. fester to rest from work, F. f[^e]ter to celebrate a holiday. See {Feast}, n.] 1. To eat sumptuously; to dine or sup on rich provisions, particularly in large companies, and on public festivals. [1913 Webster]

And his sons went and feasted in their houses. --Job. i. 4. [1913 Webster]

2. To be highly gratified or delighted. [1913 Webster]

With my love's picture then my eye doth feast. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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