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Antichristian
Antichristian An`ti*chris"tian (?; 106), a. Opposed to the Christian religion.
Antichristianism
Antichristianism An`ti*chris"tian*ism, Antichristianity An`ti*chris*tian"i*ty, n. Opposition or contrariety to the Christian religion.
Antichristianity
Antichristianism An`ti*chris"tian*ism, Antichristianity An`ti*chris*tian"i*ty, n. Opposition or contrariety to the Christian religion.
Antichristianly
Antichristianly An`ti*chris"tian*ly, adv. In an antichristian manner.
Chrism
Chrism Chrism, n. [OE. crisme, from AS. crisma; also OE. creme, fr. OF. cresme, like the AS. word fr. LL. chrisma, fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? to anoint; perh. akin to L. friare, fricare, to rub, Skr. gharsh, E. friable, friction. Cf. Chrisom.] (Gr. & R. C. Church?s) 1. Olive oil mixed with balm and spices, consecrated by the bishop on Maundy Thursday, and used in the administration of baptism, confirmation, ordination, etc. 2. The same as Chrisom.
Chrismal
Chrismal Chris"mal, a. [LL. chrismalis.] Of or pertaining to or used in chrism.
Chrismation
Chrismation Chris*ma"tion, n. [LL. chrismatio.] The act of applying the chrism, or consecrated oil. Chrismation or cross-signing with ointment, was used in baptism. --Jer. Taylor.
Chrismatory
Chrismatory Chris"ma*to*ry, n. [LL. chrismatorium.] A cruet or vessel in which chrism is kept.
Chrisom
Chrisom Chris"om, n. [See Chrism.] 1. A white cloth, anointed with chrism, or a white mantle thrown over a child when baptized or christened. [Obs.] 2. A child which died within a month after its baptism; -- so called from the chrisom cloth which was used as a shroud for it. [Obs.] --Blount.
Christ
Christ Christ, n. [L. Christus, Gr. ?, fr. ? anointed, fr. chri`ein to anoint. See Chrism.] The Anointed; an appellation given to Jesus, the Savior. It is synonymous with the Hebrew Messiah.
Christcross-row
Christcross-row Christ"cross-row`, The alphabet; -- formerly so called, either from the cross usually set before it, or from a superstitious custom, sometimes practiced, of writing it in the form of a cross, by way of a charm. From infant conning of the Christcross-row. --Wordsworth.
Christcross-row
Crossrow Cross"row` (-r?`), n. 1. The alphabet; -- called also Christcross-row. And from the crossrow plucks the letter G. -- Shak. 2. A row that crosses others.
Christen
Christen Chris"ten, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Christened; p. pr. & vb. n. Christening.] [AS. cristnian to make a Christian, fr. cristen a Christian.] 1. To baptize and give a Christian name to. 2. To give a name; to denominate. ``Christen the thing what you will.' --Bp. Burnet. 3. To Christianize. [Obs.] --Jer. Taylor. 4. To use for the first time. [Colloq.]
Christendom
Christendom Chris"ten*dom, n. [AS. cristend?m; cristen a Christian + -dom.] 1. The profession of faith in Christ by baptism; hence, the Christian religion, or the adoption of it. [Obs.] --Shak. 2. The name received at baptism; or, more generally, any name or appelation. [Obs.] Pretty, fond, adoptious christendoms. --Shak. 3. That portion of the world in which Christianity prevails, or which is governed under Christian institutions, in distinction from heathen or Mohammedan lands. The Arian doctrine which then divided Christendom. --Milton A wide and still widening Christendom. --Coleridge. 4. The whole body of Christians. --Hooker.
Christened
Christen Chris"ten, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Christened; p. pr. & vb. n. Christening.] [AS. cristnian to make a Christian, fr. cristen a Christian.] 1. To baptize and give a Christian name to. 2. To give a name; to denominate. ``Christen the thing what you will.' --Bp. Burnet. 3. To Christianize. [Obs.] --Jer. Taylor. 4. To use for the first time. [Colloq.]
Christening
Christen Chris"ten, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Christened; p. pr. & vb. n. Christening.] [AS. cristnian to make a Christian, fr. cristen a Christian.] 1. To baptize and give a Christian name to. 2. To give a name; to denominate. ``Christen the thing what you will.' --Bp. Burnet. 3. To Christianize. [Obs.] --Jer. Taylor. 4. To use for the first time. [Colloq.]
Christian
Christian Chris"tian, a. 1. Pertaining to Christ or his religion; as, Christian people. 3. Pertaining to the church; ecclesiastical; as, a Christian court. --Blackstone. 4. Characteristic of Christian people; civilized; kind; kindly; gentle; beneficent. The graceful tact; the Christian art. --Tennyson. Christian Commission. See under Commission. Christian court. Same as Ecclesiastical court. Christian era, the present era, commencing with the birth of Christ. It is supposed that owing to an error of a monk (Dionysius Exiguus, d. about 556) employed to calculate the era, its commencement was fixed three or four years too late, so that 1890 should be 1893 or 1894. Christian name, the name given in baptism, as distinct from the family name, or surname.
Christian
Christian Chris"tian, n. [L. christianus, Gr. ?; cf. AS. cristen. See Christ.] 1. One who believes, or professes or is assumed to believe, in Jesus Christ, and the truth as taught by Him; especially, one whose inward and outward life is conformed to the doctrines of Christ. The disciples were called Christians first in Antioch. --Acts xi. 26. 2. One born in a Christian country or of Christian parents, and who has not definitely becomes an adherent of an opposing system. 3. (Eccl.) (a) One of a Christian denomination which rejects human creeds as bases of fellowship, and sectarian names. They are congregational in church government, and baptize by immersion. They are also called Disciples of Christ, and Campbellites. (b) One of a sect (called Christian Connection) of open-communion immersionists. The Bible is their only authoritative rule of faith and practice. Note: In this sense, often pronounced, but not by the members of the sects, kr[=i]s"chan.
Christian Brethren
Plymouth Brethren Plym"outh Breth"ren The members of a religious sect which first appeared at Plymouth, England, about 1830. They protest against sectarianism, and reject all official ministry or clergy. Also called Brethren, Christian Brethren, Plymouthists, etc. The Darbyites are a division of the Brethren.
Christian Commission
Christian Chris"tian, a. 1. Pertaining to Christ or his religion; as, Christian people. 3. Pertaining to the church; ecclesiastical; as, a Christian court. --Blackstone. 4. Characteristic of Christian people; civilized; kind; kindly; gentle; beneficent. The graceful tact; the Christian art. --Tennyson. Christian Commission. See under Commission. Christian court. Same as Ecclesiastical court. Christian era, the present era, commencing with the birth of Christ. It is supposed that owing to an error of a monk (Dionysius Exiguus, d. about 556) employed to calculate the era, its commencement was fixed three or four years too late, so that 1890 should be 1893 or 1894. Christian name, the name given in baptism, as distinct from the family name, or surname.
Christian Connection
Christian Chris"tian, n. [L. christianus, Gr. ?; cf. AS. cristen. See Christ.] 1. One who believes, or professes or is assumed to believe, in Jesus Christ, and the truth as taught by Him; especially, one whose inward and outward life is conformed to the doctrines of Christ. The disciples were called Christians first in Antioch. --Acts xi. 26. 2. One born in a Christian country or of Christian parents, and who has not definitely becomes an adherent of an opposing system. 3. (Eccl.) (a) One of a Christian denomination which rejects human creeds as bases of fellowship, and sectarian names. They are congregational in church government, and baptize by immersion. They are also called Disciples of Christ, and Campbellites. (b) One of a sect (called Christian Connection) of open-communion immersionists. The Bible is their only authoritative rule of faith and practice. Note: In this sense, often pronounced, but not by the members of the sects, kr[=i]s"chan.
Christian court
Christian Chris"tian, a. 1. Pertaining to Christ or his religion; as, Christian people. 3. Pertaining to the church; ecclesiastical; as, a Christian court. --Blackstone. 4. Characteristic of Christian people; civilized; kind; kindly; gentle; beneficent. The graceful tact; the Christian art. --Tennyson. Christian Commission. See under Commission. Christian court. Same as Ecclesiastical court. Christian era, the present era, commencing with the birth of Christ. It is supposed that owing to an error of a monk (Dionysius Exiguus, d. about 556) employed to calculate the era, its commencement was fixed three or four years too late, so that 1890 should be 1893 or 1894. Christian name, the name given in baptism, as distinct from the family name, or surname.
Christian courts
Ecclesiastical Ec*cle`si*as"tic*al, a. [See Ecclesiastical, a.] Of or pertaining to the church; relating to the organization or government of the church; not secular; as, ecclesiastical affairs or history; ecclesiastical courts. Every circumstance of ecclesiastical order and discipline was an abomination. --Cowper. Ecclesiastical commissioners for England, a permanent commission established by Parliament in 1836, to consider and report upon the affairs of the Established Church. Ecclesiastical courts, courts for maintaining the discipline of the Established Church; -- called also Christian courts. [Eng.] Ecclesiastical law, a combination of civil and canon law as administered in ecclesiastical courts. [Eng.] Ecclesiastical modes (Mus.), the church modes, or the scales anciently used. Ecclesiastical States, the territory formerly subject to the Pope of Rome as its temporal ruler; -- called also States of the Church.
Christian era
Christian Chris"tian, a. 1. Pertaining to Christ or his religion; as, Christian people. 3. Pertaining to the church; ecclesiastical; as, a Christian court. --Blackstone. 4. Characteristic of Christian people; civilized; kind; kindly; gentle; beneficent. The graceful tact; the Christian art. --Tennyson. Christian Commission. See under Commission. Christian court. Same as Ecclesiastical court. Christian era, the present era, commencing with the birth of Christ. It is supposed that owing to an error of a monk (Dionysius Exiguus, d. about 556) employed to calculate the era, its commencement was fixed three or four years too late, so that 1890 should be 1893 or 1894. Christian name, the name given in baptism, as distinct from the family name, or surname.
Christian name
Christian Chris"tian, a. 1. Pertaining to Christ or his religion; as, Christian people. 3. Pertaining to the church; ecclesiastical; as, a Christian court. --Blackstone. 4. Characteristic of Christian people; civilized; kind; kindly; gentle; beneficent. The graceful tact; the Christian art. --Tennyson. Christian Commission. See under Commission. Christian court. Same as Ecclesiastical court. Christian era, the present era, commencing with the birth of Christ. It is supposed that owing to an error of a monk (Dionysius Exiguus, d. about 556) employed to calculate the era, its commencement was fixed three or four years too late, so that 1890 should be 1893 or 1894. Christian name, the name given in baptism, as distinct from the family name, or surname.
Christian Scientist
Christian Scientist Christian Scientist A believer in Christian Science; one who practices its teachings.
Christian Seneca
Christian Seneca Christian Seneca Joseph Hall (1574 -- 1656), Bishop of Norwich, a divine eminent as a moralist.
Christian Socialism
Christian Socialism Christian Socialism Any theory or system that aims to combine the teachings of Christ with the teachings of socialism in their applications to life; Christianized socialism; esp., the principles of this nature advocated by F. D. Maurice, Charles Kingsley, and others in England about 1850. -- Christian socialist.
Christian socialist
Christian Socialism Christian Socialism Any theory or system that aims to combine the teachings of Christ with the teachings of socialism in their applications to life; Christianized socialism; esp., the principles of this nature advocated by F. D. Maurice, Charles Kingsley, and others in England about 1850. -- Christian socialist.
Christianism
Christianism Chris`tian*ism, n. [L. christianismus, Gr. ?: cf. F. christianisme.] 1. The Christian religion. [Obs.] --Milton. 2. The Christian world; Christendom. [Obs.] --Johnson

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