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carouse


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Carouse  \Ca*rouse"\  v.  t. 
  To  drink  up  to  drain;  to  drink  freely  or  jovially.  [Archaic] 
 
  Guests  carouse  the  sparkling  tears  of  the  rich  grape. 
  --Denham. 
 
  Egypt's  wanton  queen,  Carousing  gems,  herself  dissolved 
  in  love.  --Young. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Carouse  \Ca*rouse"\  (k[.a]*rouz"),  n.  [F.  carrousse  earlier 
  carous,  fr  G.  garaus  finishing  stroke,  the  entire  emptying 
  of  the  cup  in  drinking  a  health;  gar  entirely  +  aus  out  See 
  {Yare},  and  {Out}.] 
  1.  A  large  draught  of  liquor.  [Obs.]  ``A  full  carouse  of 
  sack.''  --Sir  J.  Davies. 
 
  Drink  carouses  to  the  next  day's  fate.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  A  drinking  match;  a  carousal. 
 
  The  early  feast  and  late  carouse.  --Pope. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Carouse  \Ca*rouse"\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Caroused};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Carousing}.] 
  To  drink  deeply  or  freely  in  compliment;  to  take  part  in  a 
  carousal;  to  engage  in  drunken  revels. 
 
  He  had  been  aboard,  carousing  to  his  mates.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  carouse 
  n  :  a  merry  drinking  party  [syn:  {carousal}] 
  v  :  engage  in  boisterous,  drunken  merry-making;  "They  were  out 
  carousing  last  night"  [syn:  {roister},  {riot}] 




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