- (formerly) an annual dinner or party given by an employer for employees.
- a celebration or festive occasion, especially when a meal is provided.
Origin of beanfeast
Examples from the Web for bean-feast
Historical Examples of bean-feast
Yes, said Pryce, grimly, your people seem to have left you out of this bean-feast.The Exiles of Faloo
An' them as makes it a bean-feast 'as got to be 'arshly dealt with accordin'.A Christmas Garland
It had been an old-established custom at the school that once in each term the seniors should hold a kind of bean-feast.The Head Girl at the Gables
"It's wery likely some fire company's men marching to a bean-feast, or a freemason's funeral obscenities," replied the alderman.The English Spy
Another common object of the country-side was the scotale, which was a kind of bean-feast.Medival Byways
Louis F. Salzmann
- an annual dinner given by employers to employees
- any festive or merry occasion