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Monday’s Word, Week #11

January 22, 2008

wassail

n.
1. A salutation or toast given in drinking someone’s health or as an expression of goodwill at a festivity.
2. The drink used in such toasting, commonly ale or wine spiced with roasted apples and sugar.
3. A festivity characterized by much drinking.

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  1. Evelyn permalink
    January 22, 2008 1:43 pm

    I thought it was just the drink itself. Interesting to learn the other part of the definition.

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