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Yuil [jøl, jyl, Central Scots jɪl, Mid Northren jil, Northren il, Inglis: Yule] is the name o the winter solstice, Christenmas an aw, acause the oreeginal Auld Inglis wird giuli (an the Norse jól) meant a haithin halyday afore Christianity cam tae be.

Monie o the seembols associate wi the halyday Christenmas sic as the burnin o the Yuil-log, the inbringin o a Christenmas tree, the eatin o ham, the hingin o beuchs, hollin, messeldeu, etc. is thocht tae hae derived fae tradeetional northren European Yuil foys.

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