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hogmanay

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Noun
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hog=ma=nay

CIDE DICTIONARY

hogmanayn. 
     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.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

hogmanay, n. Sc.
1 New Year's Eve.
2 a celebration on this day.
3 a gift of cake etc. demanded by children at hogmanay.

Etymology
17th c.: perh. f. Norman F hoguinan{eacute} f. OF aguillanneuf (also = new year's gift)

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