Carol
Carol Car"ol, n. [OF. carole a kind of dance wherein many dance together, fr. caroler to dance; perh. from Celtic; cf. Armor. koroll, n., korolla, korolli, v., Ir. car music, turn, circular motion, also L. choraula a flute player, charus a dance, chorus, choir.] 1. A round dance. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

2. A song of joy, exultation, or mirth; a lay. [1913 Webster]

The costly feast, the carol, and the dance. --Dryden [1913 Webster]

It was the carol of a bird. --Byron. [1913 Webster]

3. A song of praise of devotion; as, a Christmas or Easter carol. [1913 Webster]

Heard a carol, mournful, holy. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

In the darkness sing your carol of high praise. --Keble. [1913 Webster]

4. Joyful music, as of a song. [1913 Webster]

I heard the bells on Christmans Day Their old, familiar carol play. --Longfellow. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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