English, history: what does wassail mean?

Tutoring English, new vocabulary is always interesting. The tutor shares the meaning of wassail and its holiday connection.

wassail (verb): to celebrate with drinking

In the Yule celebrations, people would not only wassail each other, but also crops and trees.

Source:

wicca.com

Mish, Frederick C (editor). The Merriam-Webster Dictionary. Springfield: Merriam-Webster, 2004.

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