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Definition of "wassails" [wassails]

  • Plural form of wassail. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "wassails" in a sentence
  • "While the Lord of Misrule led the reveling, banishing the darkness, as wassails party away evil spirits, it's Malvolio who bears the burden for all those future aspirations by becoming a scapegoat and the embodiment of gloomy superstitious fears, that is up until the point where the ridicule and the jokes turn sour."
  • "If the macaronic inclusion of ecclesiastical Latin is too sober for your holiday, you can always set the Wayback Machine to last year's wassails."
  • "My personal preference is for wassails — if you're not sure what a wassail involves, the almost always suspect Wikipedia actually nails this one: Wassailing is the practice of going door-to-door singing Christmas carols until paid to go away and leave the occupants in peace."
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