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jun·ket / ˈjəngkit/ • n. 1. a dish of sweetened and flavored curds of milk, often served with fruit. 2. inf. an extravagant trip or celebration, in particular one enjoyed by a government official at public expense. • v. (-ket·ed , -ket·ing ) [intr.] [often as n.] (junketing) inf. attend or go on such a trip or celebration. DERIVATIVES: jun·ke·teer / ˌjəngkiˈti(ə)r/ n.

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junket (rush) basket for fish XIV; dish prepared with cream, orig. laid in or on rushes XV; †dainty dish or confection; feast, banquet XVI. —(O)F. jonquette, f. jonc rush :- L. juncus.

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junket Dessert made from milk by treating with rennet to coagulate the protein.