Definition of Love feast

1. Noun. A social gathering intended to create goodwill among the participants.

Generic synonyms: Social Affair, Social Gathering

2. Noun. A religious meal shared as a sign of love and fellowship.
Exact synonyms: Agape
Generic synonyms: Religious Ceremony, Religious Ritual

Definition of Love feast

1. Noun. a symbolic meal eaten to celebrate brotherly love, particularly one practiced by early Christians celebrating agape. ¹

2. Noun. a banquet or gathering to promote goodwill among the participants. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Love Feast

love apple
love apples
love at first sight
love bird
love bite
love bites
love bomb
love bombs
love child
love children
love drug
love eggs
love feast (current term)
love feasts
love game
love glove
love gloves
love goggles
love handle
love handles
love hold
love hotels
love in a mist
love interest
love interests

Literary usage of Love feast

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1. Library of Southern Literature by Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles William Kent (1909)
"THE love feast AT WAYCROSS From 'Songs of the Soil.' It was in the town o' Waycross, not many weeks ago. They had a big revival there, as like enough you ..."

2. Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church by Methodist Episcopal Church, Elijah Hedding (1869)
"5 Though but in part we know thee here, We wait thy coming from above; And we shall then behold thee near, And be forever lost in love. LOVE-FEAST. ..."

3. The Journal of the Rev. Francis Asbury, Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal by Francis Asbury (1821)
"Sabbath day, we had love-feast at eight o'clock, sermon at half past ten o'clock, and again in the afternoon : there was some life in the love-feast, ..."

4. The Missionary Magazine by American Baptist Foreign Mission Society (1855)
"Missionary spirit at Memel—Ordination—Love-feast. Meantime we had opportunity to witness the missionary spirit which prevails at Memel. ..."

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