Webster 1913 Edition
A large draught of liquor.
[Obs.]“A full carouse of sack.”
Sir J. Davies.
carousesto the next day’s fate.
A drinking match; a carousal.
The early feast and late
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
To drink deeply or freely in compliment; to take part in a carousal; to engage in drunken revels.
He had been aboard,
carousingto his mates.
To drink up; to drain; to drink freely or jovially.
carousethe sparkling tears of the rich grape.
Egypt's wanton queen,
Carousinggems, herself dissolved in love.
Webster 1828 Edition