chivaree


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Synonyms for chivaree

a noisy mock serenade (made by banging pans and kettles) to a newly married couple

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215) However, colonial widows were not subjected to chivaree despite the fact that the general custom was imported into Canada.
Typically, the Chivaree involved a raucous group of people engaging in a noisy uproar in front of the couple's new home and demanding money or whiskey.
Stand out songs from an amazing set included Winter Solstice, Chivaree and Anatomy.
Bugg was organizing a chivaree, the boys in the family were told to stay away as they feared there might be trouble.
In The Last Chivaree, Robert Isbell paints a compelling portrait of the twentieth-century Hickses, focusing especially on the two most famous members of the clan, Ray Hicks and his "double first" cousin, Stanley.