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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 car·ol /ˈkærəl/
 頌歌,歡樂的歌(vi.)(vt.)歌頌,歡唱

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Car·ol n.
 1. A round dance. [Obs.]
 2. A song of joy, exultation, or mirth; a lay.
    The costly feast, the carol, and the dance.   --Dryden
    It was the carol of a bird.   --Byron.
 3. A song of praise of devotion; as, a Christmas or Easter carol.
    Heard a carol, mournful, holy.   --Tennyson.
    In the darkness sing your carol of high praise.   --Keble.
 4. Joyful music, as of a song.
 I heard the bells on Christmans Day
 Their old, familiar carol play.   --Longfellow.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Car·ol v. t. [imp. & p. p. Caroled or Carolled; p. pr. & vb. n. Caroling, or Carolling.]
 1. To praise or celebrate in song.
 The Shepherds at their festivals
 Carol her goodness.   --Milton.
 2. To sing, especially with joyful notes.
    Hovering swans . . . carol sounds harmonious.   --Prior.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Car·ol, v. i. To sing; esp. to sing joyfully; to warble.
    And carol of love's high praise.   --Spenser.
    The gray linnets carol from the hill.   --Beattie.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Car·ol, Car·rol , n.  Arch. A small closet or inclosure built against a window on the inner side, to sit in for study. The word was used as late as the 16th century.  The term carrel, of the same has largely superseded its use.
    A bay window may thus be called a carol.   --Parker.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 carol
      n 1: joyful religious song celebrating the birth of Christ [syn:
           Christmas carol]
      2: a joyful song (usually celebrating the birth of Christ)
      v : sing carols; "They went caroling on Christmas Day"
      [also: carolling, carolled]