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Verb: christen  kri-sun
  1. Assign a specified (usually proper) name to
    - name, call
     
  2. Administer baptism to
    "The parents had the child christened";
    - baptize, baptise [Brit]
     
  3. Use for the first time
    "As the sole faculty member working, I got to christen the new office"

Derived forms: christens, christened, christening

Type of: label

Encyclopedia: Christen, ätzet diesen Tag, BWV 63