Definition of Christenings

1. Noun. (plural of christening) ¹



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Definition of Christenings

1. christening [n] - See also: christening

Lexicographical Neighbors of Christenings

chrismatories
chrismatory
chrismon
chrismons
chrisms
chrisom
chrisoms
chrisstanleyite
christelite
christella
christen
christened
christener
christeners
christening
christenings (current term)
christens
christian science
christianias
christianite
christianity
christianly
christies
christite
christless
christlike
christly
christom
christoms

Literary usage of Christenings

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publications by Oxford Historical Society (1899)
"218 Wadham College chapel—burials 219 S. Mary Magdalen—christenings . ... 249, 250 S. Peter's in the East—christenings 253 marriages 254 burials . ..."

2. Sumptuary Law in Nürnberg: A Study in Paternal Government by Kent Roberts Greenfield (1918)
"To understand the occasion for ordinances regarding christenings one must have contemporary usages in mind. At the birth of a baby the mother was visited ..."

3. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1861)
"... Marriages, christenings, Visitations of Counties, Obite, and Funerals. In the time of the civil confusions they lost many, which fell into the hands of ..."

4. Social Etiquette of New York by Abby Buchanan Longstreet (1886)
"christenings AND BIRTHDAYS. ONCE upon a time the naming of the heir was considered the most important of all family celebrations until the day arrived when ..."

5. Stratford-on-Avon: From the Earliest Times to the Death of Shakespeare by Sidney Lee (1902)
"... XXII christenings AND MARRIAGES OTHER kinds of merrymaking celebrated the happy crises of domestic life. The christening of a child was ..."

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