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christening

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christening

noun chris·ten·ing

: the ceremony of baptizing and naming a child

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

Full Definition of CHRISTENING

:  the ceremony of baptizing and naming a child

Examples of CHRISTENING

  1. The whole family was invited to the christening.

First Known Use of CHRISTENING

14th century

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