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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A decorative chain hanging between two points.

Usage examples (36)
  • The decorating committee will festoon the hall with crepe paper and ribbon.
  • (Come to think of it, anything that involves the word "festoon" is probably a bad idea.)
  • No power on earth, he declared, would induce him to attempt to "festoon" a hole in the accepted fashion.
  • ---- The next ceremony was, the feast or banquet which was prepared in a kind of festoon, upon the side of the plain. for more
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