Wassail

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Wassail in medieval times

Wassail is a drinking game/custom of the English, especially around the 12th Century. See: 12th_Century_Drinking

Wassail is derived from the Old English phrase wes h�l, which translates as "be in good health". The term is famously used throughout the medieval carol The Gloucestershire Wassail, and to sing carols is sometimes referred to as Wassailing.

Wassail in the SCA

The Kingdom of Ealdormere uses "wassail" as an expression of acclamation and joy.

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