Definition of Yule

1. Noun. Period extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6.

Exact synonyms: Christmas, Christmastide, Christmastime, Noel, Yuletide
Terms within: Boxing Day
Group relationships: Jan, January, Dec, December
Generic synonyms: Season



Definition of Yule

1. n. Christmas or Christmastide; the feast of the Nativity of our Savior.

2. n. Christmas or Christmastide; the feast of the Nativity of our Savior.

Definition of Yule

1. Proper noun. (archaic) Yuletide, Christmastide, the Twelve Days of Christmas. ¹

2. Proper noun. (context: history) A wintertime holiday celebrated by the pagan Scandinavian, Germanic, and Anglo-Saxon peoples. ¹

3. Proper noun. (context: neopaganism) neo-pagan midwinter festival; a celebration of the winter solstice; one of the eight Sabbats celebrated in Wicca ¹

4. Noun. Christmastide, the Christmas season, the Twelve Days of Christmas (between December 24th and January 6th). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Yule

1. Christmas time [n -S]

Medical Definition of Yule

1. Christmas or Christmastide; the feast of the Nativity of our Savior. "And at each pause they kiss; was never seen such rule In any place but here, at bonfire, or at Yule." (Drayton) Yule block, or Yule log, a large log of wood formerly put on the hearth of Christmas eve, as the foundation of the fire. It was brought in with much ceremony. Yule clog, the yule log. Origin: OE. Yol, yol, AS. Geol; akin to geola December or January, Icel. Jol Yule, Ylir the name of a winter month, Sw. Jul Christmas, Dan. Juul, Goth. Jiuleis November or December. Cf. Jolly. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Yule

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