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Abonde (Dame)

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The French Santa Claus, the good fairy who comes at night to bring toys to children while they sleep, especially on New Year’s Day.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Abidharma
Abigail
Abimelech
Able
Able-bodied Seaman
Aboard
Abolla
Abominate
Abomination of Desolation (The)
Abon Hassan
Abonde (Dame)
Abortive Flowers
Abou ebn Sina
Abou-Bekr
Abou Jahia
Aboulomri (in Mohammedan mythology)
Above
Above-board
Above par
Above your hook
Abracadabra