Father Christmas


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Father Christmas

n. Chiefly British
Santa Claus.

Father Christmas

n
(European Myth & Legend) another name for Santa Claus

Fa′ther Christ′mas


n.
Brit. Santa Claus.
[1650–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Father Christmas - the legendary patron saint of childrenFather Christmas - the legendary patron saint of children; an imaginary being who is thought to bring presents to children at Christmas
References in classic literature ?
Elijah's whiskered face was matted with ice, as were his eyebrows, so that, what of his fur garb, he looked like a New England caricature of Father Christmas.
I was a real Father Christmas," said Raffles, "when I arrived.
However, even though Father Christmas was unable to speak Welsh, Cadw said the elves working at the site could.
Santa scrutinised the form, which began with the printed words: "Dear Father Christmas this year I have been naughty/nice.
As he handed it to Father Christmas, he said: "I've seen you and I had to give you this letter.
The Snowdome doesn't have a traditional grotto but there is a Santa show plus a chance to peek inside Santa's lounge and write and post those all important letters to Father Christmas too.
After taking a tour of Court 15 to see how the families who lived here in times gone by would have decorated their homes during the Christmas period, children will get the chance to pop round to see Father Christmas.
Skating and Father Christmas will be available every weekend up to Christmas as well as from December 21 to 23.
Charges apply for Father Christmas and the WonDERICE rink, which has a scientifically engineered surface and structure that lets skaters glide just as smoothly as on real ice.
When it got to his turn to sit on Santa's lap, he was really excited - until Father Christmas asked him what presents he wanted for Christmas.
both the Father Christmas Letters and The Hobbit contain story elements which have common roots in Tolkien's early Lost Tales and poems;