Late 18th century: originally a US usage, alteration of Dutch dialect Sante Klaas 'St. Nicholas'.
Words that rhyme with Santa Clausapplause, Azores, cause, clause, Dors, drawers, gauze, hawse, indoors, Laws, outdoors, pause, plus-fours, quatorze, taws, tawse, yaws, yours
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