Yule vs Pule - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between yule and pule
is that yule
) while pule
Christmastide, the Christmas season, the Twelve Days of Christmas (between December 24th and January 6th).
A pagan wintertime holiday celebrated by Germanic peoples, particularly the Scandinavian and Anglo-Saxon peoples, or a modern reconstruction of this holiday celebrated by neo-pagans.
* Yule log
* Yule tree
* Yule wreath
A plaintive melancholy whine
To whimper or to whine.
- "Although the elderly man had some terrible turn of events before him, as well as mounting pain from his illness, he did not ever complain or pule ."
* OED 2nd edition 1989