Merry-making sentence example

merry-making
  • The numerous enactments of councils to ensure the proper care of church property, prohibiting the use of churches for secular purposes, for the storing of grain or valuables, for dances and merry-making, do not technically come under the head of legislation against sacrilege.
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  • The country festival was a great merry-making, where the firstfruits of the new must were offered to the gods.
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  • Pipes wailed hauntingly through the glen as folks settled down to their evenings of dance, feasting and general merry making.
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  • Especially in France, but also in England and in other parts of Europe, the festival of St Crispin was for centuries the occasion of solemn processions and merry-making, in which gilds of shoemakers took the chief part.
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  • Several days of festivity and merry-making followed, for such old friends did not often meet and there was much to be told and talked over between them, and many amusements to be enjoyed in this delightful country.
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