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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of carol.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Then she carolled various pieces to rare measures, and amongst the rest one of mine, which consisted of this distich,

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Said he, “Sing what thou wilt;” so she played a merry measure and carolled these couplets,

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • DVD on * tape*? someone else carolled, to everyone's vast amusement, and it immediately degenerated into the idea of writing books with director's commentary and whatnot; one page would be the story, the other would be the commentary.

    comicon et all

  • The water rippled on with a pleasant sound, the trees rustled in the light wind that murmured among their leaves, the birds sang upon the boughs, and the lark carolled on high her welcome to the morning.

    The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club

  • When they came to any town or village, or even to a detached house of good appearance, Short blew a blast upon the brazen trumpet and carolled a fragment of a song in that hilarious tone common to Punches and their consorts.

    The Old Curiosity Shop

  • So there we were, driving up the back side of the hill, when The Huz carolled out "Moose!"

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • They have fried chicken Every time someone at our table ordered the fried chicken, the waitress carolled merrily “ONE FRIED CHICKEN!” alto, to which all of the kitchen staff on the other side of the restaurant hollered back basso profondo, “ONE FRIED CHICKEN!”

    Waiter, There’s a Fish in My Beer | Seattle Metblogs

  • It's always a part of me. just a big shout out to my batchmates: THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH. it's been a joy to have carolled with all of you during this crazy but lovely week of advent.

    tamale-loco Diary Entry

  • In these schoolrooms twenty tables, each calculated to accommodate twenty guests, were laid out, surrounded with benches, and covered with white cloths: above them were suspended at least some twenty cages, containing as many canaries, according to a fancy of the district, specially cherished by Mr. Helstone's clerk, who delighted in the piercing song of these birds, and knew that amidst confusion of tongues they always carolled loudest.

    Shirley, by Charlotte Bronte

  • The match is carolled in ballads, while the rabble throw their caps up.

    Kenilworth

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