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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Nowel (Mus) A kind of hymn, or canticle, of mediæval origin, sung in honor of the Nativity of our Lord; a Christmas carol.
    • Nowel Christmas; also, a shout of joy at Christmas for the birth of the Savior.
    • n Nowel (Founding) The core, or the inner part, of a mold for casting a large hollow object.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n nowel Christmas: a word often used as a burden or an exclamation in Christmas songs; hence, a Christmas carol, properly one written polyphonically.
    • n nowel An obsolete form of newel.
    • n nowel In founding, the inner part of the mold for castings of large hollow articles, such as tanks, cisterns, and steam-engine cylinders of large size. It answers to the core of smaller castings.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Nowel nō′el Christmas: a joyous shout or song at Christmas: a Christmas carol.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. noyau, prop., a kernel. See Noyau Newel a post
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. nowel, noel (mod. Fr. noël; cf. Sp. natal, It. natale)—L. natalis, belonging to one's birthday.


In literature:

George Nowell : A.B., Carpenter, 14 February, 1771.
"Captain Cook's Journal During the First Voyage Round the World" by James Cook
I have never seen a woman whose face impressed me so much at first sight as the face of your friend, Miss Nowell.
"Fenton's Quest" by M. E. Braddon
Nowell, Henry Constantine, Esq.
"The Voyage Of Governor Phillip To Botany Bay" by Arthur Phillip
I shall now go in search of Master Nowell, and obtain the warrant and the constable.
"The Lancashire Witches" by William Harrison Ainsworth
And his Dean, Nowell, had the same distrust.
"Old St. Paul's Cathedral" by William Benham
With an Introduction and Notes by NOWELL C. SMITH.
"A Selection of Books published by Methuen and Co. Ltd., London, 36, Essex Street, W.C" by Anonymous
Edited by Nowell C. Smith.
"The Land of the Black Mountain" by Reginald Wyon
With an Introduction and Notes by Nowell C. Smith.
"Werwolves" by Elliott O'Donnell
Nowell, had been twice married before, and had children by both her former husbands.
"Notes and Queries, Number 231, April 1, 1854" by Various
Nowell was Master in Queen Mary's reign, and Bonner intending to burn him, he fled for his life.
"Harper's Young People, April 27, 1880" by Various
Mrs. Nowell, the gardener's wife, sat next to her.
"Sowing and Sewing" by Charlotte Mary Yonge
With an Introduction and Notes by NOWELL C. SMITH, late Fellow of New College, Oxford.
"Here and Hereafter" by Barry Pain
As Captain Nowell was a man of sociable inclinings, he soon became a favourite with all his passengers.
"Lost Lenore" by Charles Beach
Edited by NOWELL C. SMITH.
"A Catalogue of Books Published by Methuen and Company, February, 1908" by Methuen and Company
Nowell, Alexander, Dean of St. Paul's, 138.
"Schools, School-Books and Schoolmasters" by W. Carew Hazlitt
Archbishops Usher and Laud; Bishops Crewe and Atterbury; Deans Nowell, Aldrich, and Hickes; Erasmus, Wanley, Lye, Gassendi, Sir Thos.
"Annals of the Bodleian Library, Oxford, A.D. 1598-A.D. 1867" by William Dunn Macray
Nowell voted in the minority.
"Constitutional History of England, Vol 1 of 3" by Henry Hallam
I said to Nowell at the time that I didn't altogether like the notion.
"Frivolities" by Richard Marsh
Alle I wet wel were they not for yowre mater of Charlys Nowell.
"The Paston Letters, Volume II (of 6)"
Nowell, Col. Roger, of Read, 55, 56.
"The Great Civil War in Lancashire (1642-1651)" by Ernest Broxap

In poetry:

This borys hede we bryng with song,
In worchyp of hym that thus sprang
Of a virgine to redresse all wrong,
Nowell, &c.
"Ancient Boar's Head Carol. In die natiuitat" by Anonymous British
Nowell, nowell, nowell, nowell,
Tydyng' gode y thyngke to telle
The borys hede that we bryng here,
Betokeneth a p'nce with owte pere,
Ys born this day to bye v' dere, Nowell, &c.
"Ancient Boar's Head Carol. In die natiuitat" by Anonymous British
Then did they know assuredly
Within the house the King did lie:
One entered in then for to see,
And found the Babe in poverty.
Nowell, Nowell, Nowell, Nowell, Born is the King of Israel.
"For Christmas Day In The Morning" by Anonymous Americas
If we in our time shall do well,
We shall be free from death and Hell,
For God hath prepared for us all
A resting place in general.
Nowell, Nowell, Nowell, Nowell, Born is the King of Israel.
"For Christmas Day In The Morning" by Anonymous Americas
Then enter'd in those Wise Men three
Most reverently upon their knee,
And offer'd there in his presence,
Both gold, and myrrh, and frankincense.
Nowell, Nowell, Nowell, Nowell, Born is the King of Israel.
"For Christmas Day In The Morning" by Anonymous Americas
Then let us all with one accord
Sing praises to our heavenly Lord,
That hath made heaven and earth of nought,
And with his blood mankind hath bought.
Nowell, Nowell, Nowell, Nowell, Born is the King of Israel.
"For Christmas Day In The Morning" by Anonymous Americas

In news:

Sculptor Mark Nowell turned a 6,000-square-foot turn-of-the-century building supply warehouse in the Rozelle -Annesdale District into a studio.
Stone Temple Pilot's Scott Weiland / Photo by Eric Nowels.
Granted their old frontman, Bradley Nowell, is no longer with us.
Nowell Sing We Clear returns on Dec 11.
Both Range and Representative Nowell are hoping for improvements .
Sublime With Rome carries on without Nowell or Gaugh.
Grizzly Bear / Photo by Eric Nowels.
Fourteen years after the death of frontman Bradley Nowell, is Sublime still Sublime.
Sublime Releasing First New Disc Since Bradley Nowell Died.
Visitation will be held from 5-7 pm on Monday, October 8, 2012, at Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale.
Rusty Sieck and Nowell Hardin officiated, and a special prayer was offered by Mike and Charyl Witt.
Frontman Brad Nowell spent eight years of his life in pursuit of rock stardom with the group, but he would never fully realize his dream.
Remembering Sublime 's Bradley Nowell.
Sublime was arguably the most energetic, original and uniquely eclectic band to emerge from any scene, anywhere, but ended withthe untimely death of lead singer, guitarist and songwriter Brad Nowell in 1996.
Even though Sublime frontman Bradley Nowell died in 1996, the songs of Sublime live on.

In science:

We also want to thank David Liben-Nowell for the discussions that lead to the proofs of Theorems 7 and 8.
Social Networks and Stable Matchings in the Job Market
Stoica, I., Morris, R., Liben-Nowell, D., Karger, D.R., Kaashoek, M.F., Dabek, F. and Balakrishnan, H.: Chord: a scalable peer-to-peer lookup protocol for internet applications.
Recently, Liben-Nowell et al. explored the role of geography alone in routing within a large, online social network.
The Scaling laws of Spatial Structure in Social Networks
Liben-Nowell et al. argued that this kind of contradiction is caused by the nonuniform population density, then they presented a new model to explain navigable property of social network.
The Scaling laws of Spatial Structure in Social Networks
From their data we also can see the same phenomenon showed by Lada Admaic, Eytan Ada and Liben-Nowell et al..
The Scaling laws of Spatial Structure in Social Networks
Liben-Nowell,D., Novak, J., Kumar, R., Raghavan, P. and Tomkins, A. (2005) Geograph routing in social networks.
The Scaling laws of Spatial Structure in Social Networks
Liben-Nowell et al. and Zhou et al. systematically compared a number of local similarity indices on many real networks: the former focuses on social collaboration networks and the latter considers disparate networks including the protein-protein interaction network, electronic grid, Internet, US airport network, etc.
Link Prediction in Complex Networks: A Survey
As shown by Liben-Nowell et al. and Zhou et al., the common neighbor index is a good candidate to account for the topological effects.
Link Prediction in Complex Networks: A Survey
More recent works define different measures such as Katz which is proposed by Liben-Nowell and Kleinberg for a study on the link prediction problem on social networks and used later for information retrieval purposes including citation recommendation by Strohman et al. .
Recommendation on Academic Networks using Direction Aware Citation Analysis