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Roister   Listen
noun
Roister  n.  See Roisterer.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Roister" Quotes from Famous Books



... place to place, and seeing nothing of the stripling, he was obligated to give twalpennies to a stabler's lad to search for him, who soon brought him to the vintner's, where my grandfather, putting on the look of a losel and roister, gave him a groat, and bade him go to the madam's dwelling, and tell her that he would be, from the gloaming, all the night at the Widow Dingwall's, where he would rejoice exceedingly if she could come and spend ...
— Ringan Gilhaize - or The Covenanters • John Galt

... 'Well, there's a fine roister-doister!' the Lady Cicely laughed behind the Queen's back. The Queen stood very still and frowned. To her the disturbance was monstrous and distasteful, for she was minded to have things very orderly and quiet. The boy, in his scarlet, pulled off his bonnet and panted, but he was not still ...
— The Fifth Queen Crowned • Ford Madox Ford



Words linked to "Roister" :   racket, make merry, riot, wassail, jollify, make whoopie, roisterer, make happy, revel



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