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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *jehwlą, *jeulō (Yule, Yule month), from Proto-Indo-European *yekə- (joke, play). Cognate with Old Norse jól (a midwinter festival), Gothic 𐌾𐌹𐌿𐌻𐌴𐌹𐍃 (jiuleis).

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ġēol, ġeōl n

  1. Yuletide, Christmas

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ReferencesEdit

  • GEÓL in Joseph Bosworth and T. Northcote Toller (1898) An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary