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wassail

was·sail

wassail

 
pronunciation:
wa sl [or] wa seIl
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a toast or salutation, once spoken when offering a drink to someone or drinking to someone's health.
definition 2: the drink, such as spiced ale, offered or consumed with this toast or salutation.
definition 3: a festivity featuring much drinking.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: wassailed, wassailing, wassails
definition: to engage in drinking or revelry; carouse.
similar words:
carouse
derivation: wassailer (n.)