christen

[ kris-uh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF christen

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CHRISTEN

Strange what names folks 'll christen onto children, ain't it?

At the priest's orders they rushed forward to christen it; it was all they were good for.

"I'll christen my colt Wyck," said Hil, as they turned in for the night.

I did stop yer honours, and we did christen that baby, both inside and out.

I mind the time well, for I was called to christen the babe.

Then did he christen the lady Margaret's seven little wee sons.

“Suppose we christen him Snub,” replied Berecroft, winking at the rest.

We did christen her Lily, but she didn't turn out exactly Lily.

“I suggest that we christen the story with a flask of Salvator,” said Herr Carovius.

To throw the contents of a chamberpot over any one is to christen him.

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