christening

All Noun Verb
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  • She lived up to her christening, for she lies still in the ice.
  • Both had agreed that nothing had better be said until the christening-day was over. Cited from Elster's Folly, by Mrs. Henry Wood
  • "I should have thought she would not have taken her out before her christening." Cited from The Daisy Chain, or Aspirations by Charlotte Yonge
  • At the back of the church building is a christening house or front house.
  • She attended the event one day after christening of her son, Prince George.
  • For we're to have a grand time at the party after the christening. Cited from Little Citizens, by Myra Kelly
  • A christening in a public church is a public service, and open to the world at large. Cited from John Caldigate, by Anthony Trollope
  • I wonder whether my christening will pass off more merrily than my wedding? Cited from The Law and the Lady, by Wilkie Collins
  • "I think it is but right I should give you a christening present." Cited from Folk-Lore and Legends; Scandinavian, by Various
  • The same forms are observed at a home christening, the hour being usually in the afternoon. Cited from Mother's Remedies, by T. J. Ritter
  • At her christening Field had an argument with his wife about the name they should give her. Cited from McClure's Magazine, January, 1896, Vol. VI. No. 2, by Various
  • He later said it was a gift for his younger daughter's christening.
  • We were as good as promised to each other at our christening. Cited from Six Plays, by Florence Henrietta Darwin
  • Her christening was therefore an event of more than ordinary importance in the household. Cited from Queen Victoria V1, by Sarah Tytler
  • The parents were now very happy, and the christening of the little fellow took place with great ceremony. Cited from The Golden Goose Book, by L. Leslie Brooke
  • I hope it will die the day after the christening. Cited from The Journal to Stella, Jonathan Swift
  • The king gave a christening feast so grand that the like of it had never been known. Cited from The Child's World, by Hetty Browne, Sarah Withers, & W.K. Tate
  • It had even to be promised first for baby at his christening, you know. Cited from The Young Step-Mother,Charlotte M. Yonge
  • She continued to forget him up to the time of the christening. Cited from Dombey and Son, by Charles Dickens
  • He was only a degree less particular when he knew they were going to the christening of an infant. Cited from Round Anvil Rock, by Nancy Huston Banks
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Root form of christening is christen for the verb.

Words starting with christening

Meaning of christening

  • noun Giving a christian name at baptism