Thesaurus / merrymakings

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But when the merrymakings and ringing of bells were over in all the land, the sea-people woke up to their feasts and dances.

The wedding took place all over again, much finer than the first, with festivals and banquets and merrymakings for days and weeks.

East of the Sun and West of the MoonPeter Christen Asbjrnsen

It does so every night, when, in vivid dreams, it goes hunting or joins in merrymakings and so forth.

Eskimo LifeFridtjof Nansen

The happiest of Christmas Days had been followed by neighbourhood parties, entertainments, and merrymakings of all descriptions.

I wish I knew where my merry friends have gone, I would like to follow them and take part in their merrymakings.

He is fond of merrymakings, drunken assemblies, doctors' visits, and children's feasts.

Before a fortnight had passed he was in the merrymakings and dances, and having a most enjoyable time.

A Little Girl in Old St. LouisAmanda Minnie Douglas

Latterly, Nicholson assumed the character of a gaberlunzie; he played at merrymakings on his bagpipes, for snuff and whisky.

Nevertheless, after he had gone, the merrymakings were continued with greater zest than before.

The king has heard of your merrymakings and of your alliance with the English king.

BoycottedTalbot Baines Reed

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