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Revelry

560. Revelry

  1. Bacchanalia festival in honor of Bacchus, god of wine. [Rom. Religion: NCE, 203]
  2. Boars Head Tavern scene of Falstaffs carousals. [Br. Lit.: I Henry IV; II Henry IV ]
  3. Comus hard-drinking god of festive mirth; whence, comic. [Gk. Myth.: Espy, 31]
  4. Dionysia celebrations honoring the wine god, Dionysus. [Gk. Religion: Avery, 399, 404408; Parrinder, 80]
  5. Dionysus (Rom. Bacchus ) god of wine and revelry. [Gk. Myth.: Parrinder, 39]
  6. Fête Champêtre erotically tinged painting of picnic scene. [Fr. Art: Daniel, 102]
  7. Goliards wandering scholar-poets of satirical Latin verse celebrating sensual pleasure. [Medieval Hist.: NCE, 1105]
  8. grapes, garland of traditional headdress of Dionysus (Bacchus). [Gk. and Rom. Myth.: Jobes, 373]

Revenge (See VENGEANCE .)

Reward (See PRIZE .)

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