english dictionary definition meaningYesDictionary.com



a   b   c   d   e   f   g   h   i   j   k   l   m   n   o   p   q   r   s   t   u   v   w   x   y   z   







Lookup English Definition:

carol    : [k'ærəl] [k'ɛrəl]
Carol \Car"ol\, n. [OF. carole a kind of dance wherein many
dance together, fr. caroler to dance; perh. from Celtic; cf.
Armor. koroll, n., korolla, korolli, v., Ir. car music, turn,
circular motion, also L. choraula a flute player, charus a
dance, chorus, choir.]
1. A round dance. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
[1913 Webster]

2. A song of joy, exultation, or mirth; a lay.
[1913 Webster]

The costly feast, the carol, and the dance. --Dryden
[1913 Webster]

It was the carol of a bird. --Byron.
[1913 Webster]

3. A song of praise of devotion; as, a Christmas or Easter
carol.
[1913 Webster]

Heard a carol, mournful, holy. --Tennyson.
[1913 Webster]

In the darkness sing your carol of high praise.
--Keble.
[1913 Webster]

4. Joyful music, as of a song.
[1913 Webster]

I heard the bells on Christmans Day
Their old, familiar carol play. --Longfellow.
[1913 Webster]


Carol \Car"ol\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Caroled}, or {Carolled}; p.
pr. & vb. n. {Caroling}, or {Carolling}.]
[1913 Webster]
1. To praise or celebrate in song.
[1913 Webster]

The Shepherds at their festivals
Carol her goodness. --Milton.
[1913 Webster]

2. To sing, especially with joyful notes.
[1913 Webster]

Hovering swans . . . carol sounds harmonious.
--Prior.
[1913 Webster]


Carol \Car"ol\, v. i.
To sing; esp. to sing joyfully; to warble.
[1913 Webster]

And carol of love's high praise. --Spenser.
[1913 Webster]

The gray linnets carol from the hill. --Beattie.
[1913 Webster] Carol


Carol \Car"ol\, Carrol \Car"rol\, n. [OF. carole a sort of
circular space, or carol.] (Arch.)
A small closet or inclosure built against a window on the
inner side, to sit in for study. The word was used as late as
the 16th century. The term {carrel}, of the same has largely
superseded its use.
[1913 Webster PJC]

A bay window may thus be called a carol. --Parker.
[1913 Webster]

carol
n 1: joyful religious song celebrating the birth of Christ [synonym:
{carol}, {Christmas carol}]
2: a joyful song (usually celebrating the birth of Christ)
v 1: sing carols; "They went caroling on Christmas Day"

135 Moby Thesaurus words for "carol":
Brautlied, Christmas carol, Kunstlied, Liebeslied, Volkslied, alba,
anthem, art song, aubade, ballad, ballade, ballata, barcarole,
blues, blues song, boat song, bridal hymn, brindisi, cackle, call,
calypso, canso, canticle, canzone, canzonet, canzonetta, caper,
caracole, cavatina, caw, chanson, chant, chantey, chatter, cheep,
chirk, chirp, chirr, chirrup, chitter, choir, chorus, chuck, clack,
clap hands, cluck, cock-a-doodle-doo, coo, croak, cronk, croon,
croon song, crow, cuckoo, dance, delight, descant, dirge, ditty,
do-re-mi, drinking song, drum, epithalamium, exult, folk song,
frisk, frolic, gabble, gaggle, gambol, glory, gobble, guggle, honk,
hoo, hoot, hum, hymeneal, hymn, intonate, intone, joy, jubilate,
lay, lied, lilt, love song, love-lilt, matin, minstrel,
minstrel song, minstrelsy, national anthem, peep, pip, pipe,
prothalamium, psalm, quack, quaver, rejoice, revel, roll, rollick,
romp, roulade, scold, serena, serenade, serenata, shake, sing,
sing in chorus, skip, skip for joy, sol-fa, solmizate, song,
squawk, theme song, torch song, tremolo, trill, troll, tweedle,
tweedledee, tweet, twit, twitter, vocalize, war song, warble,
wedding song, whistle, yodel



install english dictionary definition & meaning lookup widget!


english dictionary definition meaning工具:
Select Color:

































































english dictionary meaning information:





English Dictionary  2005-2009

|dictionary |Business Directories,Company Directories |ZIP Code,Postal Code