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  1. wassail

    • IPA[ˈwɒseɪl]

    英式

    • n.
      spiced ale or mulled wine drunk during celebrations for Twelfth Night and Christmas Eve;lively and noisy festivities involving the drinking of plentiful amounts of alcohol; revelry
    • v.
      drink plentiful amounts of alcohol and enjoy oneself with others in a noisy, lively way;(in south-western England) drink to (fruit trees, typically apple trees) in a custom intended to ensure a fruitful crop
    • verb: wassail, 3rd person present: wassails, gerund or present participle: wassailing, past tense: wassailed, past participle: wassailed

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    名詞

    • 1. spiced ale or mulled wine drunk during celebrations for Twelfth Night and Christmas Eve a mighty bowl of wassail in which the apples were hissing and bubbling
    • lively and noisy festivities involving the drinking of plentiful amounts of alcohol; revelry I arrived in Eastcheap, that ancient region of wit and wassail

    動詞

    • 1. drink plentiful amounts of alcohol and enjoy oneself with others in a noisy, lively way he feasted and wassailed with his warriors
    • historical (in south-western England) drink to (fruit trees, typically apple trees) in a custom intended to ensure a fruitful crop it is the custom, in the cider districts of Sussex, to wassail the apple trees
    • 2. go from house to house at Christmas singing carols here we go a-wassailing
    • n.
      a large bowl in which wassail was made and from which it was dispensed for the drinking of toasts.

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a large bowl in which wassail was made and from which it was dispensed for the drinking of toasts.

    Oxford Dictionary

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    • IPA[ˈwäsəl]

    美式

    • n.
      spiced ale or mulled wine drunk during celebrations for Twelfth Night and Christmas Eve: a mighty bowl of wassail in which the apples were hissing and bubbling
    • v.
      drink plentiful amounts of alcohol and enjoy oneself with others in a noisy, lively way: he feasted and wassailed with his warriors

    Oxford American Dictionary