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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A punch made of sweetened ale or wine heated with spices and roasted apples v. - Propose a toast to; Celebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking.

Usage examples (34)
  • The word wassail comes from the Anglo-Saxon greeting waes hael, which meant “be well.”
  • Glögg is similar to a variety of historical mulled wines, such as wassail and gluwein.
  • Yuletide "wassail", can be derived from his having "powlert up and down" in a county abounding with comfortable manor houses and cosy inns.
  • The wine and wassail, however, befogged his senses. for more
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