Word of the Week: crèche (krĕsh)


(Noun) A representation of the infant Jesus in the manger, with attending figures, often displayed at Christmas.

In Context

“Later that evening we pulled up to my brother’s house, which demonstrated its sincere commitment to the Christmas season with a tornado of twinkle lights and a crèche on the lawn.”

Rhoda Janzen, Mennonite in a Little Black Dress: A Memoir of Going Home, 2009.