Now"el (?), n. [See Noel.] [Written also noel.]

1.

Christmas; also, a shout of joy at Christmas for the birth of the Savior.

[Obs.]

2. Mus.

A kind of hymn, or canticle, of mediaeval origin, sung in honor of the Nativity of our Lord; a Christmas carol.

Grove.

 

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Now"el, n. [F. noyau, prop., a kernel. See Noyau, Newel a post.] Founding (a)

The core, or the inner part, of a mold for casting a large hollow object.

(b)

The bottom part of a mold or of a flask, in distinction from the cope; the drag.

 

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