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was•sail



Pronunciation: (wos'ul, -āl, was'-, wo-sāl'), [key]
n.
1. a salutation wishing health to a person, used in England in early times when presenting a cup of drink or when drinking to the person.
2. a festivity or revel with drinking of healths.
3. liquor for drinking and wishing health to others on festive occasions, esp. spiced ale, as on Christmas Eve and Twelfth-night.
4. Archaic.a song sung in wassailing.

v.i.
to revel with drinking.

v.t.
to drink to the health or success of; toast.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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