Hogmanay

[n] - New Year`s Eve in Scotland
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Hogmanay

Scottish name for New Year's Eve. A traditional feature is first-footing, visiting the homes of friends and neighbours after midnight to welcome in the new year with salt, bread, whisky, and other...
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Hogmanay

Hog`ma·nay' noun 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.]
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Hogmanay

• (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.
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Hogmanay

(from the article `haggis`) Haggis is served on Burns Night (January 25, the birthday of the poet Robert Burns, who wrote `Ode to a Haggis`) and at the Scottish New Year`s ...
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Hogmanay

Scottish name for New Year's Eve. A traditional feature is first-footing, visiting the homes of friends and neighbours after midnight to welcome in the new year with salt, bread, whisky, and other gifts. Children may also go from house to house singing carols and receiving oatmeal cakes
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Hogmanay

New Year's Eve
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Hogmanay

==Etymology== The etymology of the word is obscure. The three main theories derive it either from a French, Norse or a Goidelic (Insular Celtic) root. The word is first recorded in 1604 in the Elgin Records as hagmonay (delatit to haue been singand hagmonayis on Satirday) and again in 1692 in an entry of the Scotch Presbyterian Eloquence, `It is .
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hogmanay

gift or cake made on New Year's Eve
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