Caroused
Carouse Ca*rouse", v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Caroused}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Carousing}.] To drink deeply or freely in compliment; to take part in a carousal; to engage in drunken revels. [1913 Webster]

He had been aboard, carousing to his mates. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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