Father Christmas is the traditional English name given to the legendary figure that brings presents to children on Christmas Eve.
He is the personification of Christmas. He is also known as Saint Nicholas, Kris Kringle or Santa Claus.
"It was certainly nothing like Father Christmas" (CS3) (Said in reference to a garden gnome)
"...even the stuffed elf-heads on the hall wall wore Father Christmas hats and beards" (OP23)
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"History of Santa Claus and Father Christmas"