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churching

noun church·ing

Definition of churching

  1. :  the administration or reception of a rite of the church; specifically :  a ceremony in some churches by which women after childbirth are received in the church with prayers, blessings, and thanksgiving



15th Century

First Known Use of churching

15th century


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