Holiday Words 22 words

  1. Christmas
    a Christian holiday celebrating the birth of Christ; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland
  2. tree
    a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
  3. Hannukah
    (Judaism) an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem in 165 BC
  4. Kwanza
    a festival featuring African-American culture; celebrated between Christmas and New Year
  5. Yuletide
    period extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6
  6. chestnut
    any of several attractive deciduous trees yellow-brown in autumn; yield a hard wood and edible nuts in a prickly bur
  7. ornament
    something used to beautify
  8. peppermint
    red gum tree of Tasmania
  9. candy cane
    a hard candy in the shape of a rod (usually with stripes)
  10. menorah
    (Judaism) a candelabrum with nine branches; used during the Hanukkah festival
  11. altar
    a raised structure on which gifts or sacrifices to a god are made
  12. hymnal
    a songbook containing a collection of hymns
  13. light
    (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation
  14. frankincense
    an aromatic gum resin obtained from various Arabian or East African trees; formerly valued for worship and for embalming and fumigation
  15. gold
    a soft yellow malleable ductile (trivalent and univalent) metallic element; occurs mainly as nuggets in rocks and alluvial deposits; does not react with most chemicals but is attacked by chlorine and aqua regia
  16. myrrh
    aromatic resin that is burned as incense and used in perfume
  17. candle
    stick of wax with a wick in the middle
  18. Santa Claus
    the legendary patron saint of children; an imaginary being who is thought to bring presents to children at Christmas
  19. jingle
    a metallic sound
  20. bell
    a hollow device made of metal that makes a ringing sound when struck
  21. Noel
    period extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6
  22. holiday
    leisure time away from work devoted to rest or pleasure