Christmas box

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Christmas box

n
a tip or present given at Christmas, esp to postmen, tradesmen, etc
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Noun1.Christmas box - a present given at Christmas for services during the yearChristmas box - a present given at Christmas for services during the year
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
backsheesh, baksheesh, bakshis, bakshish, gratuity, pourboire, tip - a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter)
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Perhaps Hetty had had as much as that in Christmas boxes, and there was no knowing but she might have been childish enough to spend it in that way; she was such a young thing, and she couldn't help loving finery
I always have half-sovereigns and sovereigns for my Christmas boxes because I shall be a man, and you only have five-shilling pieces, because you're only a girl.
And the company will also now be offering a comprehensive range of specialty Christmas boxes, which are ideal for shipping gifts to friends and family across the country.
Just as milkmen delivering the daily pintas to our doorsteps are becoming a thing of the past, so it seems are Christmas boxes.
The cathedral will host carols on Saturday and Sunday at the start of advent and charity Link To Hope will be collecting Christmas boxes donated for needy children in Romania.
Special edition Christmas boxes were also available from the companies.
The group has put together 36 Christmas boxes ready for developing countries
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The Christmas boxes brought it home to them - most of our children will get some lovely things to open on Christmas morning.
In the build up to Christmas, students and staff have put a lot of effort into producing more than 330 Christmas boxes, which will be sent to children in less fortunate circumstances to themselves.
who are sending Christmas boxes to servicemen and women away from home this year.
Everyone who completed the challenge was greeted by Father Christmas, who handed out Christmas boxes painted in the colours of the Diamond Jubilee Medal ribbon.