Definition of Banqueting

1. Noun. Eating an elaborate meal (often accompanied by entertainment).

Exact synonyms: Feasting
Generic synonyms: Eating, Feeding
Derivative terms: Feast



Definition of Banqueting

1. Verb. (present participle of banquet) ¹

2. Noun. The act of holding a banquet for a person or group ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Banqueting

1. banquet [v] - See also: banquet

Banqueting Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Banqueting

bannisterite
bannisters
bannition
bannock
bannocks
banns
banoffee
banoffee pie
banoffee pies
banoffi
banquet
banquet song
banqueted
banqueter
banqueters
banqueting (current term)
banquetings
banquetlike
banquets
banquette
banquetter
banquetters
banquettes
bans
banshee
banshees
banshies
banstickle
banstickles

Literary usage of Banqueting

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1. The Old Royal Palace of Whitehall by Edgar Sheppard (1902)
"CHAPTER III THE banqueting HOUSE THE banqueting House or Hall is the only ... There are many references in this work to a banqueting House that Queen ..."

2. London by Charles Knight (1851)
"The interior of the banqueting House has been occupied as a chapel since the time of ... But the great attraction of the banqueting House is the ceiling, ..."

3. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1896)
"SUMPTUOUS SUPPERS, AND PRODI- GALL banqueting TIMOTHY, the son of Conon, captain of the Athenians, leaving his sumptuous fare and royall banqueting, ..."

4. The Portfolio: Monographs on Artistic Subjects by Philip Gilbert Hamerton (1895)
"Jones within six months was ready to begin upon his new banqueting House, ... It is remarkable that the account was Detail of banqueting House. ..."

5. Oration on the Life and Character of Gilbert Motier de Lafayette: Delivered by John Quincy Adams (1835)
"And upon that day of the banqueting at Dresden, the star of Napoleon culminated from the Equator. Thenceforward it was to descend with motion far more rapid ..."

6. The Description of Greece by Pausanias (1824)
"The Eleans likewise have a banqueting place within the Prytaneum, opposite to that building which contains the Vestal hearth: and in this banqueting place ..."

7. A Short History of the English People by John Richard Green (1899)
"Two masked executioners awaited the King as he mounted the scaffold, which had been erected outside one of the windows of the banqueting House at Whitehall ..."

8. Illustrations of the Public Buildings of London: With Historical and by John Britton, Augustus Pugin (1838)
"In 1581, Queen Elizabeth added to it a banqueting-house, at the expense of £1700, and most superbly ornamented it on occasion of the arrival of the ..."

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