Festschrift definitions

fĕst'shrĭft'
A volume compiled as a tribute, especially to a scholar, consisting of articles or essays relating to the honoree's work or interests.
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A collection of articles by the colleagues, former students, etc. of a noted scholar, published in his or her honor.
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A tribute or memorial volume filled with essays and articles by admirers in memory of a colleague.
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Origin of festschrift

Borrowing from German Festschrift, from Fest (“festival, celebration”) +‎ Schrift (“writing, something written”), the latter from Middle High German schrift, from Old High German scrift, from the Middle High German infinitive schrîben (compare schreiben), from Latin scribere, from Proto-Indo-European *skreybʰ-