love feast


: a meal eaten in common by a Christian congregation in token of brotherly love
: a gathering held to promote reconciliation and good feeling or show someone affectionate honor

Word History

First Known Use

1573, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of love feast was in 1573

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“Love feast.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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