Why, nothing at all except to go out to merry-makings and lick your lips there.
Then, in tumult and great haste, the people went home for merry-makings.
Sometimes there were parties and merry-makings at the negro quarters.
No merry-makings conduced to intoxication, to riot, to disease.
He loved his people, and took part in all their merry-makings.
It chanced one day ...