Antonyms for christened

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The other fellows had noticed him now, and had christened him 'Marny's Shadow.'

There was one born in the sky, sir, the day I was christened with a Turkish crescent.

I'd punch anybody that christened a middle name like that onto me.

They have banded themselves into a Sisterhood, and christened our clergy-house a 'Settlement.'

Paine was my mother's maiden name; she was christened Comfort Paine.

It would have been a great help to me if you'd been christened Robert.

You remember what the doctor was saying yonder everin,' when we christened the child?

It was christened by Whittier with the poem which has permanently fixed its name.

I christened her Nellie, you know, in our marriage-contract.

I won't have him christened with a black forehead, that I won't!'

WORD ORIGIN

c.1200, from Old English cristnian "to baptize," literally "to make Christian," from cristen "Christian" (see Christian). General meaning of "to name" is attested from mid-15c. Related: Christened; christening.

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