Sc. and Eng. regional (northern). (The call used to demand) a New Year’s gift; esp. a gift of oatcakes, bread, fruit, etc., traditionally given to or demanded by children on the last day of the year. Now rare.”hogmanay, n.” OED Online, Oxford University Press, December 2018, www.oed.com/view/Entry/87615. Accessed 1 January 2019.

Happy new year everyone!

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