Definitions

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  • proper noun Santa Claus.

Etymologies

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German Christ Kinde (Modern German Christkind) or dialectal Christkindl ("Christ Child"), from Christ + Kinde, archaic dative form of Kind ("child").

Examples

  • This weekend I had the honor to sit down with Kris Kringle, aka Santa Claus, CEO of the North Pole.

    Aaron Hurst: Santa Does Pro Bono

  • This weekend I had the honor to sit down with Kris Kringle, aka Santa Claus, CEO of the North Pole.

    Aaron Hurst: Santa Does Pro Bono

  • Santa took some pictures and chatted with us; this guy actually changed his name to Kris Kringle—man, he was living the whole gimmick.

    Are We There Yet?

  • Santa took some pictures and chatted with us; this guy actually changed his name to Kris Kringle—man, he was living the whole gimmick.

    Are We There Yet?

  • This weekend I had the honor to sit down with Kris Kringle, aka

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  • Unfortunately, our angel's not sporting the brightest halo in the bunch, and before you can say "Kris Kringle," he's botched his sacred mission and sent the residents of Pine Cove headlong into Christmas chaos, culminating in the most hilarious and horrifying holiday party the town has ever seen.

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  • Unfortunately, our angel's not sporting the brightest halo in the bunch, and before you can say "Kris Kringle," he's botched his sacred mission and sent the residents of Pine Cove headlong into Christmas chaos, culminating in the most hilarious and horrifying holiday party the town has ever seen.

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  • [12] In Germany he is known as "Kris Kringle," which is a corruption of the German name

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  • In [[Germany]] he is known as "Kris Kringle," which is a corruption of the German name

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • In [[Germany]] he is known as "Kris Kringle," which is a corruption of the German name

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

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