Yule vs Yale - What's the difference?

yule | yale |


As nouns the difference between yule and yale

is that yule is (yule) while yale is a mythical beast in european mythology and heraldry, usually portrayed as an antelope- or goat-like four-legged creature with large horns that it can swivel in any direction.

yule

English

Proper noun

(s)
  • 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.
  • Derived terms

    * Yuletide * Yule log * Yule tree * Yule wreath

    See also

    * jolly * * Sabbat * Christmas *

    References

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    yale

    English

    (wikipedia Yale)

    Alternative forms

    * (university) (Yale University) (more properly)

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • A university in the eastern United States.
  • A set of romanisation schemes for Mandarin, Cantonese, Japanese, and Korean.
  • Derived terms

    * (university) Yalie

    See also

    * (l) * (l) * (l) * (l) * (l)

    Anagrams

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