Definition of wassail bowl in English:

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wassail bowl

(also wassail cup)

noun

A large bowl in which wassail was made and from which it was dispensed for the drinking of toasts.
Example sentences
  • Hey, it wouldn't have taken very many of those wassail bowls of Christmas ale to get pretty cheery.
  • Wassailers travelled from house to house singing bringing a wassail cup their hosts were expected to fill.
  • The wassail bowl is to be emptied, it is considered bad luck for the house for any of the brew to be left.

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Syllabification: was·sail bowl

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