Definition of Hogmane

1. hogmanay [n -S] - See also: hogmanay



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hogmane

hoggishnesses
hoggs
hoggy
hogh
hogherd
hogherds
hoghood
hoghoods
hoghs
hogleg
hoglegs
hoglet
hoglets
hoglike
hogmanays
hogmane (current term)
hogmanes
hogmenay
hogmenays
hognose
hognose bat
hognose snake
hognose snakes
hognosed skunk
hognoses
hognosesnake
hognut
hognuts
hogo
hogpen

Literary usage of Hogmane

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1. Scottish Notes and Queries edited by John Bulloch (1906)
"... the South of Scotland to go about from door to door upon New Year's Eve crying 'hogmane.'" The fact that the practice seems to have prevailed in Spain, ..."

2. Greek Architecture by Thomas Roger Smith, George Redford (1892)
"There are also some drill-holes behind the ears and on the nose, showing that a metal bridle was originally fitted to it, and the crest of the hogmane has ..."

3. The Poetical Works of Robert Anderson, Author of "Cumberland Ballads", &c. by Robert Anderson, Thomas Sanderson (1820)
"... one of her ministers endeavoured to abolish it by censuring it from the pulpit: " Sirs" (said lie to his audience) " do you know what hogmane signifies? ..."

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