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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After Stanley's death, Isbell seeks out cousin Ray, and it is Ray Hicks' life that dominates the pages of The Last Chivaree.
The Last Chivaree is mostly a retelling of the personal experience narratives of Ray Hicks and those of his neighbors and family.
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.
WALSH, CURIOSITIES OF POPULAR CUSTOMS AND OF RITES AND CEREMONIES, OBSERVANCES AND MISCELLANEOUS ANTIQUITIES 209 (1925) (explaining that Chivaree existed in Canada).
215) However, colonial widows were not subjected to chivaree despite the fact that the general custom was imported into Canada.
Alice and friends were played by performers from Chivaree Circus.