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Postby admin » Mon Jan 23, 2017 12:22 pm

1. (often initial capital letter) a volume of articles, essays, etc., contributed by many authors in honor of a colleague, usually published on the occasion of retirement, an important anniversary, or the like.

... I have been fortunate to be able to draw on the insights of many others who also benefited from associations with him--particularly my fellow contributors to the festschrift published in his honor last year ...
-- John P. Holdren, "Harrison Brown 1917–1986," Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, March 1987
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