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chrisom

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noun chris·om \ˈkri-zəm\

Definition of chrisom

  1. :  a white cloth or robe put on a person at baptism as a symbol of innocence



Origin of chrisom

Middle English crisom, short for crisom cloth, from crisom chrism + cloth


First Known Use: 13th century

Rhymes with chrisom


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