Definition of Hogmenay
1. hogmanay [n -NAYS] - See also: hogmanay
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Literary usage of Hogmenay
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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. ..."