Pronunciation: (fest'shrift"), [key]
—pl. -schrift•enPronunciation: (-shrif"tun), [key] -schrifts.
(often cap.) a volume of articles, essays, etc., contributed by many authors in honor of a colleague, usually published on the occasion of retirement, an important anniversary, or the like.
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