Definitions

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  • n. Christmas

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as nowel.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. period extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6

Etymologies

From Anglo-Norman noel, Middle French noel, a variant of nael, from Latin adjective natalis, "natal", "having to do with birth". (Wiktionary)

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  • "Planxty Noel Hill" by the Pogues.

    February 10, 2008

  • "Stroke it Noel" by Big Star

    February 9, 2008