jollification

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jollification ‎(plural jollifications)

  1. A merrymaking; noisy festivity.
    • 1872, Sheridan Le Fanu, "Mr. Justice Harbottle," Chapter 2, in In a Glass Darkly, [1]
      [] old Judge Harbottle had arranged one of his dubious jollifications, such as might well make the hair of godly men's heads stand upright for that night.
    • 1950, C. S. Lewis, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Collins, 1998, Chapter 2,
      [] the streams would run with wine instead of water and the whole forest would give itself up to jollification for weeks on end.