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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Junket  \Jun"ket\,  n.  [Formerly  also  juncate,  fr  It  giuncata 
  cream  cheese,  made  in  a  wicker  or  rush  basket,  fr  L.  juncus 
  a  rush.  See  2d  {Junk},  and  cf  {Juncate}.] 
  1.  A  cheese  cake;  a  sweetmeat;  any  delicate  food. 
 
  How  Faery  Mab  the  junkets  eat.  --  Milton. 
 
  Victuals  varied  well  in  taste,  And  other  junkets.  -- 
  Chapman. 
 
  2.  A  feast;  an  entertainment. 
 
  A  new  jaunt  or  junket  every  night.  --  Thackeray. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Junket  \Jun"ket\,  v.  i. 
  To  feast;  to  banquet;  to  make  an  entertainment;  --  sometimes 
  applied  opprobriously  to  feasting  by  public  officers  at  the 
  public  cost. 
 
  Job's  children  junketed  and  feasted  together  often  -- 
  South. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Junket  \Jun"ket\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Junketed};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Junketing}.] 
  To  give  entertainment  to  to  feast. 
 
  The  good  woman  took  my  lodgings  over  my  head,  and  was 
  in  such  a  hurry  to  junket  her  neighbors.  --  Walpole. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  junket 
  n  1:  sweetened  milk  coagulated  with  rennet 
  2:  a  journey  taken  for  pleasure;  "many  summer  excursions  to  the 
  shore";  "it  was  merely  a  pleasure  trip";  "after  cautious 
  sashays  into  the  field"  [syn:  {excursion},  {jaunt},  {outing}, 
  {pleasure  trip},  {expedition},  {sashay}] 
  v  1:  go  on  a  junket 
  2:  provide  a  feast  or  banquet  for  [syn:  {feast},  {banquet}] 
  3:  partake  in  a  feast  or  banquet  [syn:  {feast},  {banquet}] 




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