wassail


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Synonyms for wassail

a punch made of sweetened ale or wine heated with spices and roasted apples

Related Words

celebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking

propose a toast to

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Every year the Wassail helps to raise money for a local charity and this year the participants will be donating money to The Christie Hospital.
Cups would be filled from the wassail bowl and invariably had multiple handles to they could be passed around readily.
Wassail was born of this new interest in cider, and features an eclectic menu of modern ciders.
The Chepstow Wassail Mari, which culminates on a bridge marking the border, combines English and Welsh traditions.
2014 World Beer Championships, Gold Medal Winners: Full Sail Amber Ale; Full Sail IPA; Full Sail Wassail Winter Ale; Full Sail Wreck the Halls; Full Sail ESB; Full Sail Nut Brown Ale; Session Premium Lager; Session Export Lager and Full Sail Oktoberfest.
The Cliff Richard hit Mistletoe and Wine - which gave the concert its title - and Irving Berlin's White Christmas - amusingly sung in Elvis fashion by Charles Brook - were probably the only secular items on the programme, unless you count the wassail song We've Been Awhile a Wandering, in the highly evocative setting by Vaughan Williams and one of the nicest items of the night, in which the singers displayed good enunciation of some tongue-twisting lines.
30pm and there will be a Wassail Evening at All Saints Church from 6pm to 9pm.
For more call 09050 700 436 09050 700 436 Taurus April 21 - May 21 pril 21 - May 21 SOMEONE EONE may not want to fill up may not want to fill up your wassail mug and make your wassail mug and make merry in Hobbit Vale - maybe he merry in Hobbit Vale - maybe he or she just wants some time to or she just wants some time to think about other things.
Whoever finds the ring in the bowl of wassail is supposed to get married that year
The 35 tunes included cover most of the "hits" from both church and community, ranging from "O Holy Night" to "The Wassail Song.
albeit with a wobble on the top notes) and on to the Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Choir's lovely performances of Ken Hesketh's Wassail Carol and the delightful A La Nanita Nana.
Even though we won't have any wassail to drink, we will sing a rousing wassail song," Retallack says.
pagan custom of wassailing, although mulled beer could also be supped from the wassail bowl.
Wassailing was an English custom marked by much festive drinking, according to Webster's dictionary, and most likely the revelers were drinking mulled ale--aka wassail.
The programme at present may be tentative, but it lists proposed productions and their dates from September 5 until July next year - with Christmas heralded by Alan Ayckbourn's Season's Greetings (December 5-12) before being accompanied by the theatre's traditional Wassail at various times during the month.