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Main Entry: 1was·sail
Pronunciation: primarystresswäs-schwal also wä-primarystresssamacr(schwa)l
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English wæs hæil, washayl, "a toast to someone's health," from early Norse ves heill "be well," from heill "healthy" --related to 3HAIL, 1HALE
1 : an early English toast to someone's health
2 : wild drinking : REVELRY

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