MEANING: noun: A decorative chain or string, of flowers, leaves, ribbons, etc., hanging between two points.
verb tr.: To make or hang festoons; to decorate.

ETYMOLOGY: From French feston, from Italian festone, from festa (festival), from Latin festa, plural of festum (festival). Earliest documented use, noun: 1676, verb: 1789.

FESTOOL - a seat of iron

WESTOON - animated show for kids, with Hopalong Cassidy and the Road Runner

FEMTO-ON - one 10^15th part of the care owed by the Japanese higher-stationed to those under them