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Festschrift

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noun, Fest·schrift \ˈfes(t)-ˌshrift\

Definition of Festschrift

plural Festschriften play \-ˌshrif-tən\ or Festschrifts

  1. :  a volume of writings by different authors presented as a tribute or memorial especially to a scholar



Origin of festschrift

German, from Fest celebration + Schrift writing


First Known Use: 1898


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