1. To ate sumptuously; to dine or sup on wealthy provisions, particularly in big
companies, and on popular festivals. "And his
and feasted in their houses." (Job. I. 4)
2. To be highly gratified or delighted. "With my love's picture
then my eye
doth feast." (Shak)
Origin: OE. Festen, cf. OF. Fester to rest
from work, F. Feter to celebrate a holiday. See Feast.
1. To entertain with sumptuous provisions; to treat
at the table
bountifully; as, he was feasted by the king.
2. To delight; to gratify; as, to feast
the soul. "Feast your ears with the music
a while." (Shak)
Source: Websters Vocabulary