Christmas is one of the hols.
Hols is defined as British slang for the number of vacation days.
Examples of hols are Christmas and Easter.
Brit., Informal holiday (sense )
plural nounChiefly British
Days spent on vacation.
Origin of holsShort for holidays, pl. of holiday.
- (UK, informal) Holidays (time off work or time spent travelling).
- Where are you off on your hols this year?
Shortened from holidays