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junket

  

      n  
1    an excursion, esp. one made for pleasure at public expense by a public official or committee  
2    a sweet dessert made of flavoured milk set to a curd with rennet  
3    a feast or festive occasion  
      vb  
4    intr   (of a public official, committee, etc.) to go on a junket  
5    to have or entertain with a feast or festive gathering  
     (C14 (in the sense: rush basket, hence custard served on rushes): from Old French (dialect) jonquette, from jonc rush, from Latin juncus reed)  
  junketer, junketter, junketeer      n  
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junketer, junk, Junker, junketeer

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