Meaning of FESTSCHRIFT in English


ˈfestˌshrift noun

( plural fest·schrif·ten -ftən ; or festschrifts )

Usage: often capitalized

Etymology: German, from fest festival + schrift writings, from Old High German scrift, from scrīban to write — more at -fest , scribe

: a usually miscellaneous volume of writings from several hands for a celebration ; especially : one of learned essays contributed by students, colleagues, and admirers to honor a scholar on a special anniversary

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