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Word of the Day 12/21/19 Noel

Noel (noun)
Noel [ noh-el for 1, 2; noh-uh l, nohl for 3 ]


noun
1. the Christmas season; yuletide.
2. (lowercase) a Christmas song or carol.
3. a male given name.

Origin: 1805–15; < French ≪ Latin nātālis (diēs) birthday; see natal

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR NOEL
Noel Canning comes out of the dysfunction surrounding appointments to the five-member NLRB.
DEREGULATORS LOST AT THE SUPREME COURT WHEN IT COMES TO BLOCKING PRESIDENTIAL APPOINTEES|AZIZ HAQ|JUNE 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST

Grossman recruited Noel Stookey instead, who henceforth went by his middle name Paul.
FACT VS. FICTION IN ‘INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS’: THE REAL STORY OF FOLK IS FAR LESS DEJECTED THAN THE MOVIE|JIMMY SO|DECEMBER 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST

But the real reason for the outcry to the joke was contained in the article written by Noel Sheppard of Newsbusters.
THE TEA PARTY’S WAR ON COMEDY|DEAN OBEIDALLAH|OCTOBER 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST

In the early 2000s, Dutschke joined a Tupelo studio called Kinetic Kick owned by Noel McMichael.
RICIN SUSPECT J. EVERETT DUTSCHKE ARRESTED|WINSTON ROSS|APRIL 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST

The rest is filler, which means you have to listen to “The First Noel” and “The Christmas Song” a lot more than you might like.
CHRISTMAS MUSIC SUCKS (MOSTLY), BUT HERE’S A PLAYLIST OF HOLIDAY GEMS|MALCOLM JONES|DECEMBER 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST

They did not speak of Noel as a rule, but one evening she expressed her views roundly.
SAINT'S PROGRESS|JOHN GALSWORTHY

That startling consideration terrified Noel Vanstone into instant submission.
NO NAME|WILKIE COLLINS

The entrance of the maid with the tea-tray interrupted this amorous duet, of which Noel had experienced more than one repetition.
THE WIDOW LEROUGE|EMILE GABORIAU

Noel had got brown-paper boots too, and a Turkish towel cloak.
THE WOULDBEGOODS|E. NESBIT

Noel would go in, and we saw where Gordon was buried—at least the monument.
THE STORY OF THE TREASURE SEEKERS|E. NESBIT

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