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Noun: Yule  yoo(-u)l
Usage: archaic
  1. The season around the 25th December (traditionally extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6)
    - Christmas, Christmastide [archaic], Christmastime, Yuletide [archaic], Noel, Xmas [Brit, informal], Crimbo [Brit, informal], Chrissie [Austral, informal], Chrimbo [Brit, informal]

Sounds like: yokes, Yule

Derived forms: Yules

Type of: season

Part of: Dec, December, Jan, January

Encyclopedia: Yule, Lawrence