Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1word1day,
Lizet Elaine
simplyn2deep
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Tuesday word: (Merry) Christmas!

Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018

Christmas (noun)
Christ·mas [kris-muhs]


noun
1. the annual festival of the Christian church commemorating the birth of Jesus: celebrated on December 25 and now generally observed as a legal holiday and an occasion for exchanging gifts.
2. Christmastime.
3. Christmastide.

Related Words for christmas
Yule, Yuletide, Xmas, Noel, Christmastide

Origin: before 1150; Middle English cristmasse; Old English Cristes mǣsse Mass of Christ

Dec. 25, 2018 Christmas

Examples from the Web for christmas
Contemporary Examples of christmas

In the wee hours of Christmas morning, a flight deal was shared in an exclusive Facebook group for urban travelers.

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‘We Out Here’: Inside the New Black Travel Movement
Charlise Ferguson
January 4, 2015

Plenty of Jewish kids today grow up with a Christmas tree next to their menorah.

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Harry Potter and the Torah of Terror
Candida Moss, Joel Baden
January 4, 2015

So this is Christmas , as the song goes, and what have we done?

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No Gods, No Cops, No Masters
James Poulos
January 1, 2015

This is the first Christmas I can remember when the news was all about cops and race.

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No Gods, No Cops, No Masters
James Poulos
January 1, 2015

And that was well before this Christmas , when he appeared to joke about Obama being a Muslim.

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How James Woods Became Obama’s Biggest Twitter Troll
Asawin Suebsaeng
December 31, 2014

Historical Examples of christmas
Christmas was a merry day to all but the major, who did not like the engagement any better than before.

Weighed and Wanting
George MacDonald

Even at Christmas , 1597, Shakespeare's passion has reached the height of a sex-duel.

The Man Shakespeare
Frank Harris

As much as was possible, the hospital rested on that Christmas Day.

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Mary Roberts Rinehart

The Christmas morning had brought Sidney half a dozen gifts.

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Mary Roberts Rinehart

The Christmas excitement had not died out in the ward when Carlotta went back to it.

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Mary Roberts Rinehart
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