christenings

[ kris-uh-ning, kris-ning ]SEE DEFINITION OF christenings
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CHRISTENINGS

They were showered on him at weddings, christenings, funerals.

But you forget the weddings and christenings, Denis; you'll have great sport at them too.

You won't come to work, but you know where to beg for your christenings and funerals.

We have since been at other weddings and at christenings and at funerals.

He was at all the drawing-rooms, christenings, balls, funerals of the court.

I have been at some people's christenings, and turned away from other folks' doors.

Am I to understand then that there are to be no christenings at all this afternoon?

She doesn't wear it very often, only at the christenings of the head gardener's babies.

By-the-bye, people have been awfully good in sending me invitations to weddings, funerals, and christenings.

The Sagrario is a huge chapel close to the Cathedral, used for marriages, christenings, and burial services.

WORD ORIGIN

"act or ceremony of baptizing," c.1300, verbal noun from christen (v.). Old English had cristnung.

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