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christening

noun chris·ten·ing

Simple Definition of christening

  • : the ceremony of baptizing and naming a child

  • : the official ceremony in which something (such as a ship) is named

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of christening

  1. :  the ceremony of baptizing and naming a child

Examples of christening in a sentence

  1. The whole family was invited to the christening.



14th Century

First Known Use of christening

14th century


CHRISTENING Defined for Kids

christening

noun chris·ten·ing \ˈkri-sniŋ, ˈkri-sən-iŋ\

Definition of christening for Students

  1. :  baptism





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