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First published 2002 (DOST Vol. XII).
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(Ȝule,) Ȝooll, v. [Ȝule n. Cf. 19th c. north. Eng. Yuling, Christmas feasting (1828).] To spend or celebrate Christmas. — c1650 Spalding I 66.
The lordis refuisit to let the ladie Marques go to the castell with hir husband except scho wold waird also, and with great intreattie had the fauour to ȝooll with him, bot to stay no longer

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