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 Christmas Box.Christmas Day. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Christmas Carols
 
are in commemoration of the song of the angels to the shepherds at the nativity. Durand tells us that the bishops with the clergy used to sing carols and play games on Christmas Day. (Welsh, carol, a love-song; Italian, carola, etc.)   1
 


 Christmas Box.Christmas Day. 

 
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