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Revelry

Revenge (See VENGEANCE.)
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Bacchanalia festival
in honor of Bacchus, god of wine. [Rom. Religion: NCE, 203]
Boar’s Head Tavern
scene of Falstaff’s carousals. [Br. Lit.: I Henry IV; II Henry IV]
Comus
hard-drinking god of festive mirth; whence, comic. [Gk. Myth.: Espy, 31]
Dionysia
celebrations honoring the wine god, Dionysus. [Gk. Religion: Avery, 399, 404–408; Parrinder, 80]
Dionysus
(Rom. Bacchus) god of wine and revelry. [Gk. Myth.: Parrinder, 39]
Fête Champêtre
erotically tinged painting of picnic scene. [Fr. Art: Daniel, 102]
Goliards
wandering scholar-poets of satirical Latin verse celebrating sensual pleasure. [Medieval Hist.: NCE, 1105]
grapes, garland of
traditional headdress of Dionysus (Bacchus). [Gk. and Rom. Myth.: Jobes, 373]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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While indiscriminate firing has almost the same description, the NCRPO mostly connects the term to incidents recorded during the New Year's Eve revelry.
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Hungarian Jews adapted the recipe, using oil or butter instead of the prohibited lard, and made it their owntraditionally serving it at Simchat Torah and Purim, the two holidays when drinking and revelry take place.
Mrs Clinton greeted the news with a measured response, wary of depressing turnout and eager to save the revelry for a party in Brooklyn.