from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Scots The eve of New Year's Day, on which children traditionally go from house to house asking for presents.
- n. Scots A present requested or given on this day.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. New Year's Eve.
- proper n. A celebration or gift for New Year's Eve.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- 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.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See hogmenay.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. New Year's Eve in Scotland
Origin unknown.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Scots (Wiktionary)