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noun
(among the early Christians) a meal eaten in token of brotherly love and charity; agape.
a rite in imitation of this, practiced by a number of modern denominations; a fellowship meal.
a banquet or gathering of persons to promote good feeling, restore friendly relations, honor a special guest, etc.
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Origin of love feast

First recorded in 1570–80
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love feast

noun
Also called: agape (among the early Christians) a religious meal eaten with others as a sign of mutual love and fellowship
a ritual meal modelled upon this
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