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Definitions of festal

  1. Festally. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. offering fun and gaiety; "a gala ball after the inauguration"; "a festive (or festal) occasion"; "gay and exciting night life"; "a merry evening" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. Of or pertaining to a holiday or a feast; joyous; festive. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Pertaining to a feast or holiday; joyous; festive; hilarious; happy. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. Pertaining to a feast or holiday; joyous; gay. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. Pertaining to a feast. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. Pertaining to a feast; joyous; gay. See Feast. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. Pert. to a feast; joyous; mirthful. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for festal

  1. Ah, what will he wear on the feast days, When the people their festal enjoy? – The Women of the Arabs by Henry Harris Jessup
  2. When he had implored the help of his more gifted companion, Edmund determined at least that he should contribute an idea for his theme, but for all reply as to what he had noticed in particular on the festal occasion, he only answered, " A fat piper in a brown coat." – An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800 by Mary Frances Cusack