Definition of Festschrift noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Festschrift

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈfestʃrɪft//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfestʃrɪft//
 
(from German)
 
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a collection of articles published in honour of a scholar Word Origin late 19th cent.: from German, from Fest ‘celebration’ + Schrift ‘writing’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Festschrift