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Synonyms for carol

song

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Synonyms for carol

to utter words or sounds in musical tones

Synonyms for carol

joyful religious song celebrating the birth of Christ

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a joyful song (usually celebrating the birth of Christ)

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sing carols

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There had been singing under the windows after midnight,--supernatural singing, Maggie always felt, in spite of Tom's contemptuous insistence that the singers were old Patch, the parish clerk, and the rest of the church choir; she trembled with awe when their carolling broke in upon her dreams, and the image of men in fustian clothes was always thrust away by the vision of angels resting on the parted cloud.
collected at Castleton in 1908 by Vaughan Williams, and included in The Oxford Book of Carols, is very well known in the folk revival, Derbyshire's carolling traditions have on the whole been overshadowed by those from the Sheffield area, in the adjoining county of Yorkshire.
The band will be carolling again at Pennine Garden Centre Shelley on Saturday and Sunday December 20/21 (1.30pm) and on the Sunday morning play at the Shepley United Carol Service at St Paul's Church (11am).
The Carol Appeal is crucial in raising vital funds for the charity, and throughout November and December Help the Aged is looking for readers to get involved in a carolling event to show their support.
This book and DVD are major contributions to the documentation and revival of the carolling traditions of the British Isles.