Associations to the word «Christen»

Wiktionary

CHRISTEN, verb. To perform the religious act of the baptism, to baptise.
CHRISTEN, verb. (usually Christian) To name.
CHRISTEN, verb. (obsolete) To Christianize.
CHRISTEN, verb. (colloquial) (usually Christian) To use for the first time.
CHRISTEN, adjective. Obsolete form of Christian.

Dictionary definition

CHRISTEN, verb. Administer baptism to; "The parents had the child baptized".

Wise words

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Nathaniel Hawthorne