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By the time he has gorged himself with wassail, as is his wont, he will not know an old Countess from a young one.
QUENTIN DURWARDSIR WALTER SCOTT
I have already arranged with an artist to do some pictures, and I remember I particularly ordered a robin and a wassail.
HAPPY DAYSALAN ALEXANDER MILNE
The wassail bowl originally meant a health-drinking vessel, and is of very ancient origin.
TRADITIONS, SUPERSTITIONS AND FOLK-LORECHARLES HARDWICK
Deep into the night the drunken revelry resounded over the lake, until Father Olmedo remonstrated against such godless wassail.
HERNANDO CORTEZJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
And let the Wassail Cup abound, Whene'er the mummers' time comes round.
THE PEACE EGG AND OTHER TALESJULIANA HORATIA EWING
He passed through the Square and overhead the wassail of the officers over their wine and cards.
THE BASTONNAISJOHN LESPERANCE
Feast and mad wassail filled both day and night till the harbor cleared.
VIKINGS OF THE PACIFICAGNES C. LAUT
Perchance of old there came hither knights and ladies, pricking o'er the plaine, perchance here was dancing and wassail.
A MIDSUMMER DRIVE THROUGH THE PYRENEESEDWIN ASA DIX
Truly did Chesterfield observe, that wine and wassail have taken more strong places than gun or steel.
NINETEEN CENTURIES OF DRINK IN ENGLANDRICHARD VALPY FRENCH
While the valiant army was toiling over the frozen roads, the Hessians were sleeping off the effects of their Christmas wassail.
THE COLONIZATION OF NORTH AMERICAHERBERT EUGENE BOLTON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO WASSAIL

  • breaches
  • breaks
  • cracks
  • damages
  • fissures
  • gashes
  • holes
  • imperfections
  • lacerations
  • mutilations
  • rents
  • runs
  • ruptures
  • scratches
  • splits
  • tatters
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