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beanfeast

[been-feest] /ˈbinˌfist/
noun, Chiefly British Slang.
1.
(formerly) an annual dinner or party given by an employer for employees.
2.
a celebration or festive occasion, especially when a meal is provided.
Also, beanfest
[been-fest] /ˈbinˌfɛst/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805; bean + feast
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British Dictionary definitions for beanfeast

beanfeast

/ˈbiːnˌfiːst/
noun (Brit, informal)
1.
an annual dinner given by employers to employees
2.
any festive or merry occasion
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