wassail


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Synonyms for wassail

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

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celebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking

propose a toast to

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And a wassail queen will be lifted into the apple tree where she will place toast soaked in cider as a gift to the tree spirits.
The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir, meanwhile, chime in with their own bright, crystal clear Wassail, and envelop proceedings in a warm and fuzzy musical blanket through John Rutter's I Wish You Christmas.
Brewing Wassail is an annual tradition here at Full Sail," Mr.
Wassail itself was a hot drink which pre-dates the Christian festival by centuries.
MEMBERS of a community garden staged atraditional wassail ceremony last night.
But the mum-of-three was determined to win justice and now, 14 years on, has finally won pounds 2 8 5,000 in damages against Loxton & Wassail, the solicitors who failed her.
Such habits continued through more modern history, as well, evidenced by the Saxons' ceremonial wassail bowl, a communal drinking vessel filled for celebrations with a distinctive mulled ale
We have a finicky cousin who swears by wassail - a complicated fruit and spice brew.
In the spirit of the season, offer a festive eggnog, wassail, hot spiced cider or mulled wine.
Christmas Wassail * (Serves 12) For the wassail: 4 quarts sweet cider 2 cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon nutmeg, ground 3 teaspoons allspice 2 teaspoons cloves 8 sticks cinnamon Juice of 8 lemons Juice of 8 oranges For the garnish: 6 apples, baked, quartered
Toast health and fortune with this light wassail based on apple cider instead of ale and wine.
MORRIS dancers kept an ancient tradition alive with a wassail in Warwickshire which they hope will ensure a good harvest for farmers.
Town of Frisco's annual holiday celebration includes tubing, sleigh rides, Santa Dash for Cash and wassail Dec.
Well the exact origins of Wassail and the tradition goes back to Saxon times and maybe even before that, It was meant to celebrate and promote health, wealth and good fortune around Christmas.