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Not one of the party could ever recollect exactly how the carouse terminated.

When José and the German had their nights of carouse we went there and locked ourselves in.

Indeed, he had been unearthed from a midnight carouse at a questionable restaurant.

I think they were abashed at that, for they tried to laugh it off, and go on with their carouse.

The day was ending, as holidays often did, in a sort of carouse.

There you'll find some choice Tokay; we will carouse on that to-day and take what is left with us.

The cook banked his fires and the crew went ashore for a carouse.

The carouse continued till it was time to clear the room for the ball.

The Colonel had indulged them in something approaching to a carouse.

Young Tromp was finishing a carouse in the cabin when the English broke in.

WORD ORIGIN

1550s, from Middle French carousser "drink, quaff, swill," from German gar aus "quite out," from gar austrinken; trink garaus "to drink up entirely." Frequently also as an adverb in early English usage (to drink carouse).

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