luncheon


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Luncheon \Lunch"eon\, n. [Prov. E. luncheon, lunchion, lunshin,
   a large lump of food, fr. lunch. See Lunch.]
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   1. A lump of food. [Prov. Eng.]
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   2. A portion of food taken at any time except at a regular
      meal. [obsolescnet]
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   3. A lunch, especially one organized by a group as a formal
      social gathering.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Luncheon \Lunch"eon\, v. i.
   To take luncheon. --Beaconsfield.
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