carolling carolling

Definition(s):

  1. (n) joyful religious song celebrating the birth of Christ
  2. (n) a joyful song (usually celebrating the birth of Christ)
  3. (v) sing carols

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  • At midnight a group of Negro voices renewed the carolling about the great Christmas tree.

News

  • Spreading holiday cheer with music

    ALPENA - Whether it's neighborhood carolling or listening to a favorite holiday album while decorating the Christmas tree, carols and holiday-themed songs have a wide appeal.
    on December 6, 2013     Source: The Alpena News

Quotes

  • Emma Härdelin, who leads the revival trio Triakel, says, "In the 19th century, it was a custom for musicians to just show up on strangers' doorsteps in December, saying, 'We'd like something to eat.' Sweden once had a carolling tradition in which...
    on Dec 20, 2007 By: Emma Härdelin Source: Times Online

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