Nowell

   The old English name for Christmas; the same as Noel, derived from Natale, meaning a birthday. It is also the old name for a carol sung in praise of the Incarnation.

American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia. — New York, Thomas Whittaker. . 1901.

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