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Noun: wassail  'wó,seyl or wó'seyl or wó-sul
Usage: archaic
  1. A punch made of sweetened ale or wine heated with spices and roasted apples; especially at Christmas
Verb: wassail  'wó,seyl or wó'seyl or wó-sul
Usage: archaic
  1. Celebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking; engage in uproarious festivities
    "The members of the wedding party wassailed all night";
    - revel, racket, make merry, make happy, whoop it up, jollify
     
  2. Propose a toast to
    "Let us wassail the birthday girl!";
    - toast, drink, pledge, salute

Derived forms: wassailed, wassails, wassailing

Type of: celebrate, fete, fête, honor [US], honour [Brit, Cdn], punch, reward

Encyclopedia: Wassail