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carousal, carousel, carrousel

From the verb carouse, the noun carousal refers to a drinking party or spree.

  • After the night-long carousal, the students all had violent headaches.

A carousel is a revolving structure or device, such as a merry-go-round, baggage platform or photographic slide carrier. Note that carrousel is a variant spelling.

  • Beatrix wanted to ride on the carousel (or carrousel) all day.