Fes*toon" (?), n. [F. feston (cf. Sp. feston, It. festone), prob. fr. L. festum festival. See Feast.]

1.

A garland or wreath hanging in a depending curve, used in decoration for festivals, etc.; anything arranged in this way.

2. Arch. & Sculp.

A carved ornament consisting of flowers, and leaves, intermixed or twisted together, wound with a ribbon, and hanging or depending in a natural curve. See Illust. of Bucranium.

 

© Webster 1913.


Fes*toon", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Festooned (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Festooning.]

To form in festoons, or to adorn with festoons.

 

© Webster 1913.

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