Revel-rout

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Revel-rout A rabble; a riotous assembly; a mob.
    • Revel-rout Tumultuous festivity; revelry.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n revel-rout A troop of revelers; hence, any riotous throng; a mob; a rabble.
    • n revel-rout A lawless, uproarious revel; wild revelry; noisy merriment.
    • n revel-rout A dancing entertainment.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Revel-rout lawless revelry
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Rout
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. reveler—L. rebellāre, to rebel.

Usage

In literature:

The Lights within, the Lamps without, Shine above the revel rout.
"The Works of Lord Byron, Volume 4" by Lord Byron
No less are the revel rout of Valhalla part of the virtual history of the Scandinavian tribes.
"The Book-Hunter" by John Hill Burton
Jerran led him through what seemed impenetrable thickets, following a route that must have been marked, though Revel could not see how.
"The Buttoned Sky" by Geoff St. Reynard
To tread under foot the Son of God is to trample with revel rout on the hallowed floor of the holiest place.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Hebrews" by Thomas Charles Edwards
But in 1685, the Masks and routs and revels were interrupted.
"A Short History of England, Ireland and Scotland" by Mary Platt Parmele
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In poetry:

Some in carriages rollin away,
To a ball, or a rout, or a revel;
But ther chariots may bear em some day
Varry near to the gates ov the devil.
"Ther's Much Expected" by John Hartley
For one black night, within it, shame
Made revel, while, all here about,
With prayer or curse or battle-shout,
Men died and homesteads leapt in flame:
Then passed the conquering Northern rout,
And left it silent and the same.
"The Brothers" by Madison Julius Cawein

In news:

The 114.7-mile route from the medieval city of Revel to the Pyrenees ski resort of Ax-Trois-Domaines included a long "beyond classification" climb followed by a short but steep Category 1 mountaintop finish.
From Sedona and Flagstaff, the Pink Jeeps and the Red Rocks, driving the curves of Oak Creek Canyon and reveling in the kitsch of Route 66, and ultimately arriving at the Grand Canyon, Arizona has it all.
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