1. A revealing; a disclosure. [Obs.]
2. Arch. The side of an opening for a window, doorway, or the like, between the door frame or window frame and the outer surface of the wall; or, where the opening is not filled with a door, etc., the whole thickness of the wall; the jamb. [Written also revel.]
Rev·el, n. A feast with loose and noisy jollity; riotous festivity or merrymaking; a carousal.
This day in mirth and revel to dispend.
Some men ruin . . . their bodies by incessant revels. --Rambler.
Master of the revels, Revel master. Same as Lord of misrule, under Lord.
Rev·el n. Arch. See Reveal. [R.]
Rev·el, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Reveled or Revelled; p. pr. & vb. n. Reveling or Revelling.]
1. To feast in a riotous manner; to carouse; to act the bacchanalian; to make merry.
2. To move playfully; to indulge without restraint. “Where joy most revels.”
Re·vel v. t. To draw back; to retract. [Obs.]
n : unrestrained merrymaking [syn: revelry]
v 1: take delight in; "he delights in his granddaughter" [syn: delight,
2: celebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking; engage in
uproarious festivities; "The members of the wedding party
made merry all night"; "Let's whoop it up--the boss is
gone!" [syn: racket, make whoopie, make merry, make
happy, whoop it up, jollify, wassail]
[also: revelling, revelled]