junketing


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Junket \Jun"ket\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Junketed; p. pr. & vb.
   n. Junketing.]
   To give entertainment to; to feast.
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         The good woman took my lodgings over my head, and was
         in such a hurry to junket her neighbors. --Walpole.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Junketing \Jun"ket*ing\, n.
   1. A feast or entertainment; a revel.
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            All those snug junketings and public gormandizings
            for which the ancient magistrates were equally
            famous with their modern successors.  --W. Irving.
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            The apostle would have no reveling or junketing upon
            the altar.                            --South.
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   2. The act or process of taking a junket[3].
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