Junketing
Junket Jun"ket, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Junketed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Junketing}.] To give entertainment to; to feast. [1913 Webster]

The good woman took my lodgings over my head, and was in such a hurry to junket her neighbors. --Walpole. [1913 Webster]


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  • Junketing — Jun ket*ing, n. 1. A feast or entertainment; a revel. [1913 Webster] All those snug junketings and public gormandizings for which the ancient magistrates were equally famous with their modern successors. W. Irving. [1913 Webster] The apostle… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • junketing — n. act of hosing a party; feasting, picnicking; traveling, going on a voyage jun·ket || dʒʌŋkɪt n. pleasure trip, excursion, picnic, outing; sweetened curdled milk (eaten as a dessert); official trip paid for by the government v. take a… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • junketing — noun informal go on a trip at public expense. → junket …   English new terms dictionary

  • junketing — noun taking an excursion for pleasure • Derivationally related forms: ↑junket • Hypernyms: ↑travel, ↑traveling, ↑travelling …   Useful english dictionary

  • junket — [ dʒʌŋkɪt] noun 1》 a dish of sweetened and flavoured curds of milk. 2》 informal an extravagant trip, especially one by an official at public expense. verb (junkets, junketing, junketed) [often as noun junketing] informal go on a trip at public… …   English new terms dictionary

  • junket — n. & v. n. 1 a dish of sweetened and flavoured curds, often served with fruit or cream. 2 a feast. 3 a pleasure outing. 4 US an official s tour at public expense. v.intr. (junketed, junketing) Derivatives: junketing n. Etymology: ME jonket f. OF… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Junket — Jun ket, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Junketed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Junketing}.] To give entertainment to; to feast. [1913 Webster] The good woman took my lodgings over my head, and was in such a hurry to junket her neighbors. Walpole. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Junketed — Junket Jun ket, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Junketed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Junketing}.] To give entertainment to; to feast. [1913 Webster] The good woman took my lodgings over my head, and was in such a hurry to junket her neighbors. Walpole. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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