Definition of Christmastide in English:


Line breaks: Christ¦mas|tide
Pronunciation: /ˈkrɪsməstʌɪd


The period immediately before and after 25 December: my good wishes to you and yours for peace and joy this Christmastide
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  • Sweet chestnut is a favourite roasted at Christmastide.
  • Until relatively recently, Candlemas marked the traditional end of Christmastide.
  • This is the first time the fact has ever appeared in print that Joan is the anonymous donor who does certain remarkable things for a number of poor families every Christmastide.

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