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Wasʹsail (2 syl.)

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A salutation used on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day over the spiced-ale cup, hence called the “wassail bowl.” (Anglo-Saxon, Wæs hæl, be whole, be well.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Warning Stone
Warp (To)
Warp and Weft, or Woof
Warrior Queen (The)
Warwick
Warwick Lane (City)
Warwolf
Washed Out (I am thoroughly)
Washing
Washington of Columbia
Wassail
Wassailers
Wastlers
Wat
Wat’s Dyke (Flintshire)
Watch Night
Watch on Board Ship
Watchet
Water
Water
Water

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