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Christmas box

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Definition of Christmas box in English:

noun

British
A present given at Christmas to tradespeople and employees.
Example sentences
  • In what the Herald described as ‘Lord Hothfield's Christmas box to the town ’, the owner of Skipton Castle, agreed to allow land behind the town hall to be used for a cattle market.
  • I give the postman and the window cleaner a Christmas box, and occasionally put some money in it too.
  • Lower down, bonuses are more likely to be double the salary - but with many people earning six-figure salaries in this business, that should have made a very nice Christmas box.

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