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.
noun 1. the evening or the day preceding Christmas. noun 1. the evening or the whole day before Christmas Day