Examples from the Web for xmas
But may have explained pony for my daughter found stuffed down chimney on Xmas morn.Up to a Point: 2013 in Review and Predictions for 2014|P. J. O’Rourke|January 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
X is for Xmas, once a Christian holiday, now a secular political deadline.
But I hope, after Xmas, to be in town for three or four months.The Letters of Henry James (volume I)|Henry James
Bob's party went off with great eclat, and the perfect success of the Xmas trees was owing to Isabel's tasteful arrangement.Isabel Leicester|Clotilda Jennings
But as she's promised me faithfully she'll let herself rip next term, you'll see it'll be all right at Xmas.The Tree of Heaven|May Sinclair
A missing finger of his right hand he called his Xmas mark because it was on Christmas Day that the gun burst which shot it off.Mariquita|John Ayscough
The first day of the Xmas holidays had at last arrived and fifty-six tired girls were busily packing trunks and bags.Polly's First Year at Boarding School|Dorothy Whitehill
Word Origin for Xmas
"Christmas," 1551, X'temmas, wherein the X is an abbreviation for Christ in Christmas, from first letter of Greek Christos "Christ" (see Christ). The earlier way to abbreviate it was Xp- or Xr-, corresponding to "Chr-," and the form Xres mæsse for "Christmas" appears in the "Anglo-Saxon Chronicle" (c.1100).