Saint Nicholas

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Saint Nicholas

or Saint Nick  (sānt)
n.
Santa Claus.
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Noun1.Saint Nicholas - a bishop in Asia Minor who is associated with Santa Claus (4th century)Saint Nicholas - a bishop in Asia Minor who is associated with Santa Claus (4th century)
2.Saint Nicholas - the legendary patron saint of childrenSaint Nicholas - the legendary patron saint of children; an imaginary being who is thought to bring presents to children at Christmas
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Paintings like Antonius Eremita and Der Heilige Nikolaus von Myra, both 2002, obviously traffic in Roman Catholic iconography; that the artist does not create them in the spirit of ironic arthistorical pastiche distinguishes his use of religious imagery from that of Andres Serrano's Piss Christ, 1987, to cite a glaring contrast.