Anyway I sat down with Bruce and encouraged him to regale me with a few New Hampshire-in-the-old days stories.
All this law has provided ample fodder for late-night comedians, who regale us with the latest legal idiocy.
When Emmett King came home at night, he liked to regale the family with tales of small-town criminality— Mayberry R.F.D. stuff.
"entertain splendidly," 1650s, from French régaler "to entertain or feast," from Old French regale, rigale, from gale "merriment," from galer "make merry" (see gallant (adj.)). Influenced in Old French by se rigoler "amuse oneself, rejoice," of unknown origin. Italian regalo is from French. Related: Regaled; regaling.