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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

One that christens

Usage examples (24)
  • Verb (used with object) : They baptized the new baby
  • Or, John the baptizer -- so called from his principal office, that of baptizing.
  • Below that is the child John taking a bath (perhaps meant to echo his role as a baptizer), and then John appears as a hermit in the wilderness.
  • On the following day of St. John, three more masses were held, to remember his role as the precurser, his role as the baptizer, and the last to honor his sanctity. for more
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