Definition of Churching

1. Verb. (present participle of church) ¹



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Definition of Churching

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Churching

churched
churches
churchful
churchfuls
churchgoer
churchgoers
churchgoing
churchgoings
churchhouse
churchhouses
churchianities
churchianity
churchier
churchiest
churchiness
churching
churchings
churchism
churchkey
churchkeys
churchkhela
churchless
churchlessness
churchlier
churchliest
churchlike
churchliness
churchlinesses
churchling
churchly

Literary usage of Churching

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1. The Works of that Learned and Judicious Divine, Mr. Richard Hooker: With an by Richard Hooker (1874)
"The Churching of women : in " which title yet kept there seemeth " to be hid a great part of the Jew- " ish purification: for like as in the ' old law she ..."

2. The Country Church: The Decline of Its Influence and the Remedy by Charles Otis Gill, Gifford Pinchot (1913)
"OVER-Churching The figures for attendance, membership, and expenditures gathered in Tompkins County indicate how very serious the evil of over-churching has ..."

3. The Externals of the Catholic Church: Her Government, Ceremonies, Festivals by John Francis Sullivan (1917)
"CHAPTER LII THE Churching OF WOMEN THE Church has instituted a ceremony of ... This ceremony is generally known as " churching," but the Ritual calls it ..."

4. The Book of Church Law: Being an Exposition of the Legal Rights and Duties by John Henry Blunt (1876)
"THE Churching OF WOMEN. "Thanksgiving of Women after Childbirth, com- monly called the Churching of Women," is translated from the ancient Latin Office of ..."

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