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Definitions of christmas

  1. spend Christmas; "We were christmassing in New York" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a Christian holiday celebrating the birth of Christ; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. period extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6 Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. An annual church festival (December 25) and in some States a legal holiday, in memory of the birth of Christ, often celebrated by a particular church service, and also by special gifts, greetings, and hospitality. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. The festival (Dec. 25) which celebrates the birth of Christ. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. An annual festival, orig. a mass, in memory of the birth of Christ, held on the 25th of December. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. The anniversary of the birth of Christ; the 25th of December. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. The 25th of December, celebrated as the anniversary of the birth of Christ. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. Belonging to the period of Christmas or its festivities. See Mass. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. The Church festival on the 25th of December, in memory of the birth of Christ; Christmas day. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. The festival of Christ's nativity on the 25th December; Christmas season, from 25th December to 6th January; christmas-box, a box in which little presents of money, &c., are collected at Christmas; the present itself. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  12. kris'mas, n. an annual festival, originally a mass, in memory of the birth of Christ, held on the 25th of December.--ns. CHRIST'MAS-BOX, a box containing Christmas presents: a Christmas gift; CHRIST'MAS-CARD, a card, more or less ornamented, sent from friend to friend at this season; CHRIST'MAS-EVE, the evening before Christmas; CHRIST'MAS-ROSE, or -FLOW'ER, the Helleborus niger, flowering in winter; CHRIST'MAS-TREE, a tree, usually fir, set up in a room, and loaded with Christmas presents. [CHRIST and MASS.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  13. (Also C.-day) festival of Christ\'s birth, 25th Dec.; (also C.-tide) week or more beginning 24th Dec. (C. eve); (attrib.) appropriate to C., as C. book, card (of greeting by post), number (of magazine), present, pudding; C.-box (cf. BOXING-DAY), money given at C. to postman &c. in general acknowledgment of indefinite or continuous services; C.-tree, small tree set up in room& hung with candles, presents, &c.; C. rose, white-flowered hellebore blooming Dec.-Feb. Hence Christmasy a. [old English] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  14. n. The festival of Christ's nativity, observed annually on the 25th day of December; —Christmas-day. Cabinet Dictionary
  15. The day on which the nativity of our blessed Saviour is celebrated. Complete Dictionary
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