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hogmanay


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hogmanay  \Hog`ma*nay"\,  n. 
  The  old  name  in  Scotland,  for  the  last  day  of  the  year,  on 
  which  children  go  about  singing,  and  receive  a  dole  of  bread 
  or  cakes;  also  the  entertainment  given  on  that  day  to  a 
  visitor,  or  the  gift  given  to  an  applicant.  [Scot.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Hogmanay 
  n  :  New  Year's  Eve  in  Scotland  [syn:  {Hogmanay}] 




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