Definition of Hogmenay

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



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hogmenay

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

Literary usage of Hogmenay

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1. The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in Connection with the by Robert Chambers (1832)
"... been, for the most part, transferred from Christmas and Christmas Eve to New-year's Day and the preceding evening, known by the appellation of hogmenay. ..."

2. Medii ævi Kalendarium: Or Dates, Charters, and Customs of the Middle Ages by Robert Thomas Hampson (1841)
"In the north of England, and particularly Northumberland, as well as in Scotland, this day is known by the name of Hogmany, or hogmenay. ..."

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