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nowel

[ noh-el ]
/ noʊˈɛl /
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noun Archaic.

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Origin of nowel

1300–50; Middle English <Middle French no(u)elNoel
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  • We don't cry Nowel any more; instead we petition the janitor to send up a little more steam.

    Pipefuls|Christopher Morley
  • Roger Nowel Esquire, aforesaid, the thirtieth day of March, 1612.

British Dictionary definitions for nowel

Nowel

Nowell

/ (nəʊˈɛl) /

noun

archaic spellings of Noel
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