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Noun: Christmastide  'kris-mus,tId
Usage: archaic
  1. The season around the 25th December (traditionally extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6)
    - Christmas, Christmastime, Yule [archaic], Yuletide [archaic], Noel, Xmas [Brit, informal], Crimbo [Brit, informal], Chrissie [Austral, informal], Chrimbo [Brit, informal]

Derived forms: Christmastides

Type of: season

Part of: Dec, December, Jan, January

Encyclopedia: Christmastide