Hogmanay

noun
Hog·​ma·​nay | \ ˌhäg-mə-ˈnā How to pronounce Hogmanay (audio) , ˈhäg-mə-ˌnā \

Definition of Hogmanay

1 Scotland : the eve of New Year's Day
2 Scotland : a gift solicited or given at Hogmanay

First Known Use of Hogmanay

1681, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Hogmanay

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“Hogmanay.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hogmanay. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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