Hogmanay meaning

hŏgmə-nā, hŏgmə-nā
The eve of New Year's Day, on which children traditionally go from house to house asking for presents.
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A present requested or given on this day.
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(scot.) New Year's Eve, when young people go about singing and seeking gifts.
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Origin of hogmanay

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    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition