Definition of Christmas stocking

1. Noun. A stocking that is filled with small Christmas presents.

Generic synonyms: Stocking

Definition of Christmas stocking

1. Noun. A stocking hung up by a child on Christmas Eve and filled with gifts, ostensibly by Santa Claus. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Christmas Stocking

Christmas is coming
Christmas lights
Christmas list
Christmas lists
Christmas number one
Christmas present
Christmas presents
Christmas pudding
Christmas puddings
Christmas rose
Christmas seal
Christmas seals
Christmas season
Christmas seasons
Christmas star
Christmas stocking
Christmas stockings
Christmas time
Christmas times
Christmas tree
Christmas tree bill
Christmas tree bills
Christmas trees

Literary usage of Christmas stocking

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Christmas Entertainments: Containing Fancy Drills, Acrostics, Motion Songs by Alice Maude Kellogg (1918)
"The christmas stocking. Decembers, While the fire-clad shapes are flitting in and out among In the ghostly light I'm sitting, musing of long dead ..."

2. "Dame Curtsey's" Book of Novel Entertainments for Every Day in the Year by Ellye Howell Glover (1907)
"The Origin of the christmas stocking FROM Italy comes the legend from which we are supposed to get the time-honored custom of hanging up the Christmas ..."

3. The American Catalogue ... July 1, 1876-Dec. 31, 1910 by Lynds Eugene Jones, Richard Rogers Bowker, Augusta Isabella Appleton (1908)
"D. (christmas stocking ser.) fso c. Stokes. Gyp at home and abroad. ... 12°, (christmas stocking ser.) \¡o c. Stokes. Jewett, Louise Rogers. See Key books. ..."

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