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Hogmanay

Hogmanay in Scotland, New Year's Eve, and the celebrations that take place at this time. Also, a gift of cake etc. demanded by children at Hogmanay. The word is recorded from the early 17th century, and perhaps comes from an Anglo-Norman French form of Old French aguillanneuf ‘last day of the year, new year's gift’.

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hogmanay

hogmanay (Sc. and north.) last day of the year. XVII. Corr. in meaning and use to OF. aguillanneuf last day of the year, new-year's gift, of which the Norman form hoguinané may be the immed. source of the Eng. word.

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Hogmanay

Hogmanay In Scotland, New Year's Eve. Traditionally more festive than Christmas, the Hogmanay celebrations date back to Celtic times.

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