a printed and often decorated card for mailing at Christmas to express good wishes.
a greeting card sent at Christmas
noun 1. a story (1843) by Dickens.
noun 1. a savings account in a bank in which regular deposits are made, usually throughout one year, as to provide funds for Christmas shopping.
- Christmas cracker
noun a cardboard tube wrapped in colored paper, that opens with an explosive noise and releases a party favor when both its ends are pulled; also called cracker , cracker bonbon Examples The cracker is pulled by two people, and, much in the manner of a wishbone, the cracker splits unevenly – and is very […]
noun, Pathology. 1. a hereditary disease characterized by an inability of the blood to clot because of a deficiency of a coagulation factor. noun 1. a relatively mild type of haemophilia, caused by lack of a protein (Christmas factor) implicated in the process of blood clotting Christmas disease Christ·mas disease (krĭs’məs) n. See hemophilia B.