Caroling the victory.
Other Word Forms
Origin of carol
- Middle English carole round dance with singing from Old French probably from Late Latin choraula choral song from Latin choraulēs accompanist from Greek khoraulēs khoros choral dance gher-1 in Indo-European roots aulos flute
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Shortened from Caroline. Associated by folk etymology with the English noun carol.