Word of the Day: Yule

yule / yo͞ol noun
  1. an antiquated term for Christmas and the Christmas season
Here we have battle and blazing eyes, And chance and honour and high surprise, But our homes are under miraculous skies Where the yule tale was begun. from ‘The House of Christmas’ by G.K. Chesterton, 1874-1936   It’s getting on to the Yule Tide The one that comes every year Where smiling eyes are all around And hearts that count are here[.] from ‘The Christmas Key’ by Thomas K. Hunt, ?-   adjective
  1. pertaining to Christmas
Inside, the fireplace is brightly lit, and the Yule log crackles with orange and crimson sparks. Vera Nazarian, 1966-