(also wassail cup)
A large bowl in which wassail was made and from which it was dispensed for the drinking of toasts.
- 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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