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Synonyms for shivaree

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

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Just after dark the abuse began with the largest crowd ever gathered at a shivaree in our community.
As soon as they got back the word would get around among the neighbours, usually by telephone, that the couple had returned and that there would be a shivaree for them that night.
He knew there'd be a shivaree, so he was ready for them, he had the shotgun upstairs.
Shivaree, "Goodnight Moon", I Oughtta Give You a Shot in the Head for Making Me Live in This Dump (Odeon)
Shivaree is another juvenile with Group form, but she will revert to handicap company at Newmarket for the UAE Equestrian And Racing Federation Nursery.
The jockey had earlier incurred a one-day ban for not riding to his draw on Shivaree in the Ripon Horn Blower Conditions Stakes won by the favourite Dario Gee Gee, who will now be aimed at the pounds 200,000 St Leger Yearling Stakes at Doncaster next month.
There are several useful sorts in the Listed Star Stakes such as July Stakes fourth Shivaree, but the Barry Hills-trained Maids Causeway is on an upward curve and can improve past them with conditions just right for her.
HAMILTON Les Arcs pounds 22,500-pounds 10,000; Aahgowangowan pounds 5000-pounds 2000; Shivaree pounds 1750-pounds 1000.
SHIVAREE TUESDAY, LONDON SCALA It is hard not to love a band whose debut album was called I Ought To Give You A Shot In The Head For Making Me Live In This Dump and it's even easier when they're fronted by sultry country queen Ambrosia Parsley.
NOT only does Shivaree frontwoman Ambrosia Parsley possess a memorable name, her voice is equally unforgettable.
A CATCHY title always helps when it comes to launching a new band, so American trio Shivaree are off to a flying start with debut album I Oughta Give You A Shot In The Head For Making Me Live In This Dump
If there were only order, if we only heard perfect harmonies, our stupidity would soon fall down toward a dreamless sleep; if we were always surrounded by the shivaree, we would lose our breath and our consistency, we would spread out among the dancing atoms of the universe.
In opera, he is particularly remembered for his collaboration with writer James Reaney, which resulted in a quartet of stage works: Night-blooming Cereus, The Shivaree, Crazy to Kill and Taptoo