Definition of Christmas stocking in English:

Christmas stocking

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  • A long sock or similar receptacle hung up by children on Christmas Eve for Father Christmas to fill with presents.
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    • Three quarters of Irish men are hoping to find their Christmas stocking filled with a CD, DVD or video and electronic goods such as TVs, video players or DVD players.
    • It's definitely one for the Christmas stocking.
    • Oranges were once the staple of Christmas stockings.

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Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody