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Old 12-24-2013, 08:09 AM   #261
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bullshot:
1. A cocktail made from vodka and beef bouillon.
2. (neologism, video games) A phony screenshot created for promotional
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Old 12-25-2013, 08:49 AM   #262
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wassail:
To go from house to house at Christmastime, singing carols.
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Old 12-26-2013, 08:10 AM   #263
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Old 12-26-2013, 04:53 PM   #264
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wassail:
To go from house to house at Christmastime, singing carols.
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and all this time I thought it was a noun, an old-timey drink.
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Old 12-26-2013, 05:12 PM   #265
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and all this time I thought it was a noun, an old-timey drink.
It's both:

Noun

wassail (plural wassails)

A toast to health, usually at a festival.
The beverage served during a wassail, especially one made of ale or wine flavoured with spices, sugar, roasted apples, etc.
Revelry. &emsp;[quotations ▼]
A festive or drinking song or glee. &emsp;[quotations ▼]

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[show ▼]beverage served during a wassail

Verb

wassail (third-person singular simple present wassails, present participle wassailing, simple past and past participle wassailed)

(transitive) To toast, to drink to the health of another.

The next morning he much regretted the gusto with which he had wassailed the night before.

(intransitive) To drink wassail.
To go from house to house at Christmastime, singing carols.
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Old 12-26-2013, 09:03 PM   #266
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Old 12-27-2013, 07:49 AM   #267
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1. (UK, Australia, slang) To injure or obstruct intently; batter.
2. (UK, slang) To gain influence by corrupt means or intimidation.
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