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regale

[ri-geyl]
verb (used with object), regaled, regaling.
1.
to entertain lavishly or agreeably; delight.
2.
to entertain with choice food or drink.
verb (used without object), regaled, regaling.
3.
to feast.
noun
4.
a sumptuous feast.
5.
a choice article of food or drink.

Origin:
1650–60; < French régaler, derivative of régal(e), Old French rigale, derivative of gale festivity (with prefix of rigoler to amuse oneself), derivative of galer to make merry; see gallant

regalement, noun
regaler, noun
unregaled, adjective

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regale (rɪˈɡeɪl)
 
vb (usually foll by with)
1.  to give delight or amusement to: he regaled them with stories of his youth
2.  to provide with choice or abundant food or drink
 
n
3.  archaic
 a.  a feast
 b.  a delicacy of food or drink
 
[C17: from French régaler, from gale pleasure; related to Middle Dutch wale riches; see also gala]
 
re'galement
 
n

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regale
1656, from Fr. régaler "to entertain or feast," from O.Fr. rigale, from gale "merriment," from galer "make merry" (see gallant). Influenced in O.Fr. by se rigoler "amuse oneself, rejoice," of unknown origin. It. regalo is from Fr.
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