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stock·ing filler

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  1. stocking filler, stocking stuffernoun

    a small Christmas present included in the Christmas stocking

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  1. stocking filler

    A Christmas stocking is an empty sock or sock-shaped bag that is hung on Saint Nicholas Day or Christmas Eve so that Saint Nicholas (or the related figures of Santa Claus and Father Christmas) can fill it with small toys, candy, fruit, coins or other small gifts when he arrives. These small items are often referred to as stocking stuffers or stocking fillers. The tradition of the Christmas stocking is thought to originate from the life of Saint Nicholas. In some Christmas stories, the contents of the Christmas stocking are the only toys the child receives at Christmas from Santa Claus; in other stories (and in tradition), some presents are also wrapped up in wrapping paper and placed under the Christmas tree. Tradition in Western culture threatens that a child who behaves badly during the year will receive only a piece or pile of coal. Some people even put their Christmas stocking by their bedposts so Santa Claus can fill it by the bed while they sleep.

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  1. stocking filler

    A stocking filler is a small, relatively inexpensive gift or present that is suitable for putting inside a Christmas stocking as part of traditional holiday celebrations. They can range from toys, ornaments, candy, to any other small item that brings joy.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stocking filler in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stocking filler in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7


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  • حشو التخزينArabic
  • ذخیرہ بھرنے والاUrdu

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