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 Christian Traditions,Christmas (Krist’mas). 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Christian’a [ch = k].
The wife of Christian, who started with her children and Mercy from the “City of Destruction” long after her husband. She was placed under the guidance of Mr. Great-Heart, and went, therefore, in “silver slippers” along the thorny road (Bunyan: The Pilgrim’s Progress, part ii.).   1

 Christian Traditions,Christmas (Krist’mas). 

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