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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - To receive or initiate into a church by the rite of baptism

Usage examples (40)
  • Verb (used with object) : They christened her Mary. ,to christen a ship
  • A christening is a landmark in any child's life - make it something everyone will remember
  • The christening was a great occasion, with a houseful of guests, and a great deal of speechmaking.
  • Their christening has been a tardy one, for who can tell what ages have passed since they first came into being? for more
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