Crossword clues for feaster
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Feaster \Feast"er\, n.
One who fares deliciously.
One who entertains magnificently.
n. One who feasts, who attends a feast.
Feaster is a surname that many (but not all) Pfisters from Bavaria and Switzerland took after immigrating to the United States. Notable people with this name include:
- Allison Feaster, WNBA player with the Indiana Fever
- Jay Feaster, executive with the National Hockey League
- Rob Feaster, American expatriate professional basketball player
- Thomas D. Feaster, former mayor of Largo, Florida
Usage examples of "feaster".
Fair goblets stood on the board brimmed with dark sweet Thramnian wine, one for each feaster there, and cold bacon pies and botargoes and craw-fish in hippocras sauce furnished a light midnight meal.
And the feasters delayed not to fall to on these dainties, while the cupbearer bore round a mighty bowl of beaten gold filled with sparkling wine the hue of the yellow sapphire, and furnished with six golden ladles resting their handles in six half- moon shaped nicks in the rim of that great bowl.
Before long, the feasters were spinning in several concentric rings, one going one way, the next the other.
Then the feasters discovered that Demetrios-in-the-right could be just as swift and ruthless as Demetrios-in-the-wrong!
He had withdrawn, even in the midst of the feasters, into his own thoughts.
But from somewhere back in the bush, drums rumbled sullenly through all the hours of darkness, a satanic-sounding accompaniment to the lunatic cackles of hyaenas, the hissings and bellowings of crocodiles, the low coughing of leopards, and the hundred and one other noises made by other feasters on the cleared land outside the walls.
And all day long the feasters came and went, from one wild winter game to another.
The roar of the feasters grew louder as they drank, then softer as one by one they passed out, snoring.
Goblets were continually being emptied and refilled and an animated buzz of conversation filled the hall as feasters were being served and trenchers of translucent amber replenished.
But I was spellbound, and remained listening to the heavy munch of blood-stained jaws until presently I was aware other and lesser feasters were coming.
SPIRIT OF THE YEARS Those words of this man Pitt--his last large words, As I may prophesy--that ring to-night In their first mintage to the feasters here, Will spread with ageing, lodge, and crystallize, And stand embedded in the English tongue Till it grow thin, outworn, and cease to be.
Prince Goffredo was seated prudently apart from the other feasters at a table peopled by his playmates, little boys all as boisterous and unbiddable as they were blueblooded, but on seeing his mother's anguish he too ran over to embrace her and ask her why she cried.
In a sense this was unusual, for often such women, women in such a condition in such a hall, might vie to serve the higher tables, eager to patter to the boards above the salt, hoping to draw themselves to the attention of the feasters there, hoping to be noticed, and called later, when the nobles and higher men might turn restlessly in the furs.
But from somewhere back in the bush, drums rumbled sullenly through all the hours of darkness, a satanic-sounding accompaniment to the lunatic cackles of hyenas, the hissings and bellowings of crocodiles, the low coughing of leopards, and the hundred and one other noises made by other feasters on the cleared land outside the walls.
What came forth was not the lament which had been born by my playing, but rather small gem notes which spoke of growing things, of the dancing of feasters, of the quicking of hearts.