from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The Christmas season.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The period of celebration of a pre-Christian festival associated with the (northern) winter solstice, later absorbed into the festival of Christmas.
- n. Christmas season, the period around Christmas, Christmastime.
- n. The period of southern winter, sometimes celebrated in the colder, snowy regions of Australia with allusions to Christmas and snow, originally a marketing gimmick.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Christmas time; Christmastide; the season of Christmas.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The time or season of Yule or Christmas.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. period extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6
And since Yuletide is only around the corner, we suspicion this would be the great giveaway to suggest you!!
If somebody goes into it trying to maximize popularity, they're missing the real fun of Yuletide, which is spreading joy and challenging themselves.
A great festival would be held, called the Yuletide, and a special feast would be served around a fire burning with the Yule log.
Restoration Dissenters continued to call Yuletide "Fooltide".
I'm leaving this post here and tagging it "Yuletide" so I can refer to it when I'm thinking of Yuletide fandoms for next year.
It has a kind of Yuletide charm to it, don't you think? posted by fusenumber8 @ 12:01 AM
'Yuletide', a variety with rich-red flowers at Christmas (ideal for cutting) and a sarcococca scent, though such things are subjective: it has been described as more like a musty church.
'Yuletide' belongs to the species sasanqua, one of the easier types of camellias to grow.
At this time of year, a plant such as 'Yuletide', with its glowing red petals surrounding a generous boss of compact golden stamens, will often be the star of the show.
Jennifer Trehane, author of Camellias, said that her 'Yuletide' flowered from late October to the beginning of March last year and finds it perfectly hardy here.