charivari

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WALSH, CURIOSITIES OF POPULAR CUSTOMS AND OF RITES AND CEREMONIES, OBSERVANCES AND MISCELLANEOUS ANTIQUITIES 209 (1925) (explaining that Chivaree existed in Canada).
The term, rarely encountered by its Canadian community users in written form, has a multitude of English spellings, including shivaree and chivaree.
After Stanley's death, Isbell seeks out cousin Ray, and it is Ray Hicks' life that dominates the pages of The Last Chivaree.