Definition of Revelment

1. n. The act of reveling.



Definition of Revelment

1. Noun. (rare) Joyful merry-making.*''Oxford English Dictionary'', 2nd ed., 1989. ¹

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Definition of Revelment

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Revelment

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Literary usage of Revelment

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1. The Edinburgh Literary Journal; Or, Weekly Register of Criticism and Belles by Percy Bysshe Shelley (1830)
"... were those little green-coated fairies, who, on days of revelment, and particularly at Christmas, held high council in their subterraneous apartments, ..."

2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1821)
"... Where live the dancing waters in the beam Of summer sunshine;—draws his steps away From school-boy revelment, and harsher play, To solitude and God, ..."

3. The Poetical Works of John Payne by John Payne (1902)
"So I and all the merry company Did eat with him the marriage-meats and spent The night in wantoning and revelment And carolling and mirth till hard on day, ..."

4. Botanical Miscellany: Containing Figures and Descriptions of Such Plants as by William Jackson Hooker (1831)
"The rampart consists of a revelment of five feet high; and a sloping turf parapet, of an equal height, leaves on the edge of it a berme, sufficiently broad ..."

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