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 Nodel.Noko’mîs. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Noël.
 
Christmas day, or a Christmas carol. A contraction of nouvelles (tidings), written in old English, nowells.   1
       
“A child this day is born,
A child of high renown,
Most worthy of a sceptre,
A sceptre and a crown.
Nowells nowells, nowells!
Sing all we may,
Because that Christ, the King,
Was born this blessed day.”
       
Old Carol.
 


 Nodel.Noko’mîs. 

 
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