watsail

 a drinking song, sung on twelfth-day eve, throwing toast to the apple-trees, in order to have a fruitful year, which seems to be a relic of the heathen sacrifice to Pomona. WASSAIL. Exm.

A glossary of provincial and local words used in England. . 1790.

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