How to pronounce wassail

How do you pronounce Wassail?

What does wassail mean?

(Entry 1 of 2) 1 : an early English toast to someone’s health. 2 : a hot drink that is made with wine, pint, or cider, spices, sugar, and usually baked apples and is traditionally served in a large bowl especially at Christmastime. 3 : riotous drinking : revelry.

What does VES heill mean?

mid-12c., from Old Norse ves heill “be healthy,” a salutation, from ves, imperative of vesa “to be” (see was) + heill “healthy,” from Proto-Germanic *haila- (see health). Use as a drinking phrase appears to have arisen among Danes in England and spread to native inhabitants.

How do you pronounce Wassail?

What does wassail mean?

(Entry 1 of 2) 1 : an early English toast to someone’s health. 2 : a hot drink that is made with wine, pint, or cider, spices, sugar, and usually baked apples and is traditionally served in a large bowl especially at Christmastime. 3 : riotous drinking : revelry.

What does VES heill mean?

mid-12c., from Old Norse ves heill “be healthy,” a salutation, from ves, imperative of vesa “to be” (see was) + heill “healthy,” from Proto-Germanic *haila- (see health). Use as a drinking phrase appears to have arisen among Danes in England and spread to native inhabitants.