beanfeast /ˈbiːnfiːst/

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I. noun


(Brit.)
‹informal› a celebratory party with plentiful food and drink.

cheerful music for beanfeasts.

‹figurative› a beanfeast of seminars and workshops.

– origin early 19th cent.: from bean + feast. The term originally denoted an annual dinner given to employees by their employers, where beans and bacon were regarded as an indispensable dish.

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