The abbe, who showed a joy that was almost infantine, agreed to catechize the old man and confer with him twice a week.
Well, go ahead and catechize Topsy; may be you'll make out something yet.
Ive talked with Brede, I said, and I didnt have to catechize him.
Every Sabbath we preach in the forenoon and catechize in the afternoon.
Fletcher, however, still found means to catechize the children and to hold meetings in private.
But the worst will be to catechize us as if we were witnesses in court.
He has forbidden them to go out as they ought to the visitas, and to confess, preach, and catechize.
It was his habit to walk when he talked, and he knew the general had come to catechize him.
The inquisitor proceeded accordingly to catechize him, and soon satisfied himself of the schoolmaster's heresy.
Her Form mates, more inquisitive than Miss Gibbs, gathered round her and began to catechize.
early 15c., from Church Latin catechizare "to teach by word of mouth" (also source of French catéchiser, Spanish catequizar, Italian catechizzare), from Greek katekhizein "teach orally, instruct by word of mouth," from katekhein "to resound" (see catechesis). Related: Catechized; catechizing.