wassailer

noun

was·​sail·​er ˈwä-sə-lər How to pronounce wassailer (audio)
also
wä-ˈsā-lər How to pronounce wassailer (audio)
1
: one that carouses : reveler
2
archaic : one who goes about singing carols

Word History

First Known Use

1634, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of wassailer was in 1634

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“Wassailer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wassailer. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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wassailer

noun
was·​sail·​er ˈwä-sə-lər How to pronounce wassailer (audio)
also
wä-ˈsā-lər How to pronounce wassailer (audio)
: one that carouses : reveler

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