What does the word festal mean?

Usage examples for festal

  1. While more and more troops of the Regent's soldiers, more companies of musicians, and rare animals, followed in procession, the festal bark of Amon started from the shore. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. The gaunt figures of the slaves still moved wearily to and fro, amid the mockery of festal preparation in Vetranio's palace; and here and there a few ghastly figures lay on the ground contemplating them in languid amazement. – Antonina by Wilkie Collins
  3. We might have expected that he would have said, 'Let us put on the festal robes. – Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V) by Alexander Maclaren