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adjective as in called

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adjective as in named


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I was baking my own bread months before the pandemic made it trendy, thanks to my decision to christen 2020 the Year of Bread.

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They’ve leaned up against a wall in my apartment since September as I impatiently waited for enough snow to christen them, and this month I finally got my chance.

My two daughters, studying high school physics at the time, christened her “Quark.”

You probably haven’t had to christen your own giant panda cub, but there’s a good chance you’ve had a pet you had to choose a name for.

A Star Trek fan since the age of 12, Stamets christened his new house Starship Agarikon—agarikon is another name for Laricifomes officinalis, a medicinal wood-rotting fungus that grows in the forests of the Pacific Northwest.

The King returns to Cleveland, a battered Kobe battles in the West, and the Zen Master is christened the savior of New York.

The middle class woman entered marriage as an individual and was christened into a new identity: as one half of a unit couple.

Compare this with the menu at Botin, christened by the Guinness Book of World Records as the oldest restaurant in the world.

Only then was Shakespeare christened a genius, and the term was also used to describe living figures like Benjamin Franklin.

They considered the rakers program highly successful, and christened it the “Demographics Unit.”

Perhaps you remember that when Alila was christened there was a good supply of tuba at the feast.

I have recently found out that she was christened Tabitha—or, anyhow, would have been, if the clergyman had known his job.

The King had his young daughter very magnificently christened by Archbishop Cranmer.

This little girl was christened Amelia, after her mother, who taught and trained her both wisely and well.

There was a private baptism in his library one Sunday afternoon, and she was christened Amy Eudora.

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