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Wassail

Was´sail
n.1.
1.An ancient expression of good wishes on a festive occasion, especially in drinking to some one.
2.An occasion on which such good wishes are expressed in drinking; a drinking bout; a carouse.
3.The liquor used for a wassail; esp., a beverage formerly much used in England at Christmas and other festivals, made of ale (or wine) flavored with spices, sugar, toast, roasted apples, etc.; - called also lamb's wool.
A jolly wassail bowl,
A wassail of good ale.
- Old Song.
4.A festive or drinking song or glee.
Have you done your wassail! 'T is a handsome, drowsy ditty, I'll assure you.
- Beau. & Fl.
a.1.Of or pertaining to wassail, or to a wassail; convivial; as, a wassail bowl.
Wassail bowl
a bowl in which wassail was mixed, and placed upon the table.
Wassail cup
a cup from which wassail was drunk.
- J. Fletcher.
v. i.1.To hold a wassail; to carouse.
Noun1.wassail - a punch made of sweetened ale or wine heated with spices and roasted apples; especially at Christmas
Verb1.wassail - celebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking; engage in uproarious festivities; "The members of the wedding party made merry all night"; "Let's whoop it up--the boss is gone!"
2.wassail - propose a toast to; "Let us toast the birthday girl!"; "Let's drink to the New Year"
Synonyms: salute, toast, drink, pledge
bacchanal, bacchanalia, bacchanalian, bat, bender, binge, bout, bust, carousal, carouse, celebration, compotation, debauch, drinking bout, drunk, drunken carousal, frolic, guzzle, hell, high jinks, jag, orgy, potation, pub-crawl, revel, revelment, riot, roister, skylarking, soak, spree, symposium, tear, toot, whoopee
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