carol, Christmas carol(noun)
joyful religious song celebrating the birth of Christ
a joyful song (usually celebrating the birth of Christ)
"They went caroling on Christmas Day"
A round dance accompanied by singing.
A song of joy.
A religious song or ballad of joy.
They sang a Christmas carol.
To sing in a joyful manner.
To sing carols, especially Christmas carols in a group.
To praise (someone or something) in or with a song.
To sing (a song) cheerfully.
Origin: Shortened from Carolus; also an Anglicization of Romanian Carol , or Polish or Slovak Karol, all cognates of the English Charles.
a round dance
a song of joy, exultation, or mirth; a lay
a song of praise of devotion; as, a Christmas or Easter carol
joyful music, as of a song
to praise or celebrate in song
to sing, especially with joyful notes
to sing; esp. to sing joyfully; to warble
alt. of Carrol
Origin: [OF. carole a kind of dance wherein many dance together, fr. caroler to dance; perh. from Celtic; cf. Armor. koroll, n., korolla, korolli, v., Ir. car music, turn, circular motion, also L. choraula a flute player, charus a dance, chorus, choir.]
A carol is in modern parlance a festive song, generally religious but not necessarily connected with church worship, and often with a dance-like or popular character. Today the carol is represented almost exclusively by the Christmas carol, the Advent carol, and to a much lesser extent by the Easter carol; however, despite their present association with religion, this has not always been the case.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kar′ol, n. a song of joy or praise.—v.i. to sing a carol: to sing or warble.—v.t. to praise or celebrate in song:—pr.p. car′olling; pa.p. car′olled.—n. Car′olling, the act of the verb to carol. [O. Fr. carole; It. carola, orig. a ring-dance; acc. to Diez, a dim. of L. chorus.]
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Carlo, coral, Coral
The numerical value of Carol in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of Carol in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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