- a printed and often decorated card for mailing at Christmas to express good wishes.
Origin of Christmas card
First recorded in 1880–85
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Examples from the Web for christmas card
And is there a girl who would not enjoy an afternoon in the Christmas-card factory?
I think she is just flitter and frosting—just a Christmas-card.The Ship Dwellers</p>
Albert Bigelow Paine
And, Margaret, you ought to be able to turn out some Christmas-card verses.The Girls of St. Cyprian's
In the houses lights began to pink the dark with the trite but irresistible appeal of Christmas-card transparencies.What Will People Say?
The last letter in my collection seems written almost within measurable distance of the Christmas-card era.Essays on Life, Art and Science
- a greeting card sent at Christmas
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