noun Hog·ma·nay \ˌhäg-mə-ˈnā, ˈhäg-mə-ˌnā\

Definition of Hogmanay

  1. 1 Scotland :  the eve of New Year's Day

  2. 2 Scotland :  a gift solicited or given at Hogmanay

Origin and Etymology of hogmanay

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First Known Use: 1681

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