carouse (n.) Old form(s): carowses
toast, long draught, cup filled to the brim to be downed in one go
AC IV.viii.34[Antony to Cleopatra] we all would ... drink carouses to the next day's fate
TS I.ii.274[Tranio as Lucentio to Hortensio and Gremio, of Bianca] Please ye we may ... quaff carouses to our mistress' health
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