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The Scottish Nation
Yule


YULE, or ZUILL, a surname, originally given to mark the day of birth, the word in Scotland meaning Christmas. The clan Buchanan, recognize as belonging to branches, persons of this name, and also that of Risk, the latter from the place of residence, Risk, (a bare knoll,) of Drymen. Both names were common in Stirlingshire. (See New Stat. Account of Scotland, article Parish of Buchanan.)


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