- a noisy or drunken feast or social gathering; revelry.
Origin of carousal
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Examples from the Web for carousal
The sun, however, rose on their carousal, if the tradition of the land may be trusted.'
We tried to call on the "King," but as he was enjoying a carousal, he could not receive us.Reminiscences of Queensland
William Henry Corfield
Have you collected the provisions for the carousal of the millions?
Every now and then he gets upon a carousal, and keeps it up for days, sometimes weeks.Gaspar the Gaucho
But I have not yet mentioned all that contributes to the pleasures of an Eastern carousal.Arabian Society In The Middle Ages
Edward William Lane
- a merry drinking party
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Word Origin and History for carousal
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