Festschrift

noun
Fest·​schrift | \ ˈfes(t)-ˌshrift How to pronounce Festschrift (audio) \
plural Festschriften\ ˈfes(t)-​ˌshrif-​tən How to pronounce Festschriften (audio) \ or Festschrifts

Definition of Festschrift

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

First Known Use of Festschrift

1898, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Festschrift

German, from Fest celebration + Schrift writing

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The first known use of Festschrift was in 1898

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Cite this Entry

“Festschrift.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Festschrift. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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