plural -s
: an old Welsh custom of carol or hymn singing at cockcrow on Christmas morning

Word History


Welsh, dawn, cockcrow, matins, plygain; akin to Latin pullus young fowl, young of an animal and to Latin canere to sing

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“Plygain.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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