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Junket   /dʒˈəŋkɪt/   Listen

(past & past part. junketed; pres. part. junketing)
Go on a pleasure trip.  Synonym: junketeer.
Provide a feast or banquet for.  Synonyms: banquet, feast.
Partake in a feast or banquet.  Synonyms: banquet, feast.

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"Junket" Quotes from Famous Books

... hearty and substantial meal, as befitted the needs of people who had just taken a seven-mile walk. A great round of cold beef stood at one end of the table, a chicken-pie at the other, and there were early peas and potatoes, a huge cherry-tart, a "junket" equally large, strawberries, and various cakes and pastries, meant to be eaten with a smother of that delicacy peculiar to Devonshire, clotted cream. Every body was very hungry, and not much was said till the first rage ...
— In the High Valley - Being the fifth and last volume of the Katy Did series • Susan Coolidge

... food—is turned into an attractive, delicious dish that children and adults enjoy when it is made into Junket. ...
— American Cookery - November, 1921 • Various

... to know what there was? Devonshire cream, of course; and part of a large dish of junket, which is something like curds and whey. Lots of bread-and-butter and cheese, and half an apple-pudding. Also a great jug of cider and another of milk, and several half-full glasses, and no end of dirty plates, ...
— The Adventures of A Brownie - As Told to My Child by Miss Mulock • Miss Mulock

... confess to you, my dear," continued Pixie affably, "that I find myself just in the mood for excitement. So long as you are well there's nothing on earth I'd love so much at this moment as to go off on a junket. If Esmeralda wants to give me a good time, let the poor thing have her way—I'll not hinder her! I'll go, and I'll love it; but I'll not promise how long I shall stay—all sorts of ...
— The Love Affairs of Pixie • Mrs George de Horne Vaizey

... Nome. But this time we're doing the Inside Passage to Juneau and Skagway and will make the Aleutian Passage via Cordova and Seward. A whim of the owners, which they haven't seen fit to explain to me. Possibly the Canadian junket aboard may have something to do with it. We're landing them at Skagway, where they make the Yukon by way of White Horse Pass. A pleasure trip for flabby people nowadays, ...
— The Alaskan • James Oliver Curwood

... badly said lessons, and Jane would agree with him, and then they would pick the red damask roses that Cardinal Wolsey had planted, and walk back under the shadow of the clipped yew hedge to eat cherries and junket in the room that ...
— The Luckiest Girl in the School • Angela Brazil

... designated a member of a committee on the part of the House to accompany the remains of the late Senator Thurlow to their last resting-place at the old home in Kentucky. And it might be well to state here that I am quite aware that some of my ungrateful countrymen apply the spiteful term "junket" to a journey of this description. When one considers the sacrifices we Congressmen make in order to serve the nation, it is hard to believe that unthinking persons begrudge us a little pleasure. In many ...
— The Statesmen Snowbound • Robert Fitzgerald

Words linked to "Junket" :   eat, afters, dessert, pleasure trip, field trip, host, journeying, journey, sweet, trip, travel, wine and dine, airing

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