banquet tables were bedecked with orchids, candles, and sandalwood fans to prevent sweating in eveningwear.
The banquet was paid for with public funds, and taxpayers were understandably upset.
The banquet Bug by Geling Yan The “outsider” in this satirical novel is foreign in a different way.
It used to be $1 million was enough to induce gasps in a banquet hall.
In the U.K., there is a banquet of glorious newspapers to feast on in the morning despite the presence of the Internet.
A curious incident occurred at the beginning of the banquet.
The night came, but no banquet was made ready for the Dwellers in Asgard.
There he found that gir the Old was giving a banquet to all the sir in his wide coral-caves.
Though the music was open to criticism, the banquet surpassed their expectations.
St. Andrews day, 1895, saw a return after twelve years to the banquet instead of the annual ball.
late 15c., "feast, sumptuous entertainment," from French banquet (15c.; in Old French only "small bench"), from Old Italian banchetto, diminutive of banco "bench;" originally a snack eaten on a bench (rather than at table), hence "a slight repast between meals;" the meaning has entirely reversed. As a verb from 1510s.