wassailer

noun
was·​sail·​er | \ ˈwä-sə-lər How to pronounce wassailer (audio) also wä-ˈsā-lər How to pronounce wassailer (audio) \

Definition of wassailer

1 : one that carouses : reveler
2 archaic : one who goes about singing carols

First Known Use of wassailer

1634, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Wassailer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wassailer. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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