Wassailer
Wassailer Was"sail*er, n. One who drinks wassail; one who engages in festivity, especially in drinking; a reveler. [1913 Webster]

The rudeness and swilled insolence Of such late wassailers. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


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  • wassailer — wassail archaic ► NOUN 1) spiced ale or mulled wine drunk during celebrations for Twelfth Night and Christmas Eve. 2) lively festivities involving the drinking of much alcohol. ► VERB 1) make merry with much alcohol. 2) go from house to house at… …   English terms dictionary

  • wassailer — noun Date: 1634 1. one that carouses ; reveler 2. archaic one who goes about singing carols …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • wassailer — See wassail. * * * …   Universalium

  • wassailer — n. one who drinks to the health of; one who drinks or gives a wassail …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wassailer — was·sail·er …   English syllables

  • wassailer — noun 1. someone who enjoys riotous drinking • Syn: ↑carouser • Derivationally related forms: ↑carouse (for: ↑carouser), ↑wassail • Hypernyms: ↑drinker …   Useful english dictionary

  • wassail — wassailer, n. /wos euhl, ayl, was , wo sayl /, n. 1. a salutation wishing health to a person, used in England in early times when presenting a cup of drink or when drinking to the person. 2. a festivity or revel with drinking of healths. 3.… …   Universalium

  • carouser — noun someone who enjoys riotous drinking • Syn: ↑wassailer • Derivationally related forms: ↑carouse, ↑wassail (for: ↑wassailer) • Hypernyms: ↑drinker, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • alcoholic — Synonyms and related words: LSD user, acidhead, addict, alcoholic addict, alternating personality, antisocial personality, ardent, bacchanal, bacchanalian, barfly, bibber, big drunk, boozer, carouser, chain smoker, chronic alcoholic, chronic… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bacchanal — Synonyms and related words: alcoholic, alcoholic addict, bacchanalia, bacchanalian, bat, bender, bibber, big drunk, binge, boozer, bout, bust, carousal, carouse, carouser, celebration, chronic alcoholic, chronic drunk, compotation, debauch,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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