noun, plural festschriften
[fest-shrif-tuh n] /ˈfɛstˌʃrɪf tən/ (Show IPA), festschrifts.
(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.
noun (pl) -schriften (-ˌʃrɪftən), -schrifts
a collection of essays or learned papers contributed by a number of people to honour an eminent scholar, esp a colleague
1898, from German Festschrift, literally “festival writing.”
[fe-stoo-kuh, -styoo-] /fɛˈstu kə, -ˈstyu-/ noun 1. any grass of the genus Festuca, chiefly characterized by tufted blades and spikelets, comprising the .
male proper name, from Latin, literally “solemn, joyous, festive” (see feast).
/ˈfɛstɪ/ adjective (Austral, slang) 1. dirty; malodorous 2. very bad
1. Banking. federal estate tax. 2. Electronics. field-effect transistor. 1. Federal Excise Tax. 1. a combining form representing or in compound words: fetoscope. abbreviation 1. field-effect transistor v. “to fetch,” Old English fetian “to bring near, fetch, obtain,” of uncertain origin. Cf. fetch (v.). FET abbr. forced expiratory time 1. federal estate tax 2. federal […]