Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?

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"You know, Teri," said Aggie, giving me one of her illicit cigarettes, "Slavi, Xmas, Yule-Tide, Hogmanay, Auld Lang Syne, the old year giving way to the new, as the Old World was changed by the birth of a baby, has more significance in an agrarian, peasant community than would ever be the case in a city, or an industrial region – we are exposed to the elements every day and in greater need of some kind of ombrifuge: you have an umbrella sticking out of your back-pack, I've got a cagoule in mine, and Madame Oyzell Zegan has her red riding hood, which to my mind seems to indicate that she may have decided to return to the world, it's hardly a cloak of invisibility, is it?"

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Monday, January 06, 2020 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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