fete

[ feyt, fet ]SEE DEFINITION OF fete

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FETE

Hubert, quite excited by this day of recreation and of fete, was the only one who had anything to say.

Have you invited the Benedictine Fathers to your fete in the wood?

As it happened, the fete of Janville fell on Sunday, the second in May.

The slightest excuse was sufficient for him—a fete, a wish, a simple pleasure.

He had called on the Marquise the day following the fete at the Hotel Dulac.

An idea of waiting outside until the fete was over came into his head.

When I was alone I thought about the fete, and about the change in Carmen's temper.

A fete, I believe, to which the king invited himself of his own accord?

I have a tertian fever, which seized me after the fete at Vaux.

That, then, is as much as to refuse, because the dress is wanted for the fete at Vaux.

WORD ORIGIN

1754, from French fête "festival, feast," from Old French feste (see feast). Apparently first used in English by Horace Walpole (1717-1797).

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