(lowercase) a Christmas song or carol.
a male given name.
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How to use Noel in a sentence
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 | THE 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 | THE DAILY BEAST
But the real reason for the outcry to the joke was contained in the article written by Noel Sheppard of Newsbusters.
In the early 2000s, Dutschke joined a Tupelo studio called Kinetic Kick owned by Noel McMichael.
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 | THE DAILY BEAST
M. Noel, in a dress-coat, very dark skinned and with mutton-chop whiskers, came forward to meet us.The Nabob | Alphonse Daudet
"And he would have done very well," remarked M. Noel, entering at these last words, very much excited.The Nabob | Alphonse Daudet
A diversion was another portrait of himself, this time undertaken by Charles Noel Flagg.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete | Albert Bigelow Paine
I have ordered Mr. Noel to drop every article in my Lords commissions when they shall be hoisted up to too high a price.Prices of Books | Henry B. Wheatley
When Mr. Noel had finished his farewell visit to-day, Mr. Flower was announced, so my morning has run away in chat.George Eliot's Life, Vol. I (of 3) | George Eliot
British Dictionary definitions for Noel
(esp in carols) another word for Christmas
(often not capital) rare a Christmas carol
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