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Word of the Day 12/19/16 Festschrift

Festschrift (noun)
festschrift [fest-shrift]


noun, plural festschriften [fest-shrif-tuh n], festschrifts.
1. (often initial capital letter) a volume of articles, essays, etc., contributed by many authors in honor of a colleague, usually published on the occasion of retirement, an important anniversary, or the like.



Origin: 1900-05; < German, equivalent to Fest feast, festival + Schrift writing

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