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chrisom

[kriz-uh m] /ˈkrɪz əm/
noun
1.
2.
a white cloth or robe put on a person at baptism to signify innocence.
Origin of chrisom
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English krysom, crysum, variant of chrism
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chrisom

/ˈkrɪzəm/
noun
1.
(Christianity) a white robe put on an infant at baptism and formerly used as a burial shroud if the infant died soon afterwards
2.
(archaic) an infant wearing such a robe
3.
a variant spelling of chrism
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