plygain

noun
ply·​gain | \ ˈpliˌgīn\
plural -s

Definition of plygain

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

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History and Etymology for plygain

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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