Origin of chrisom
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She said no word thereon: as for her shrift,No Chrisom child could show a chart of thoughtsMore spotless than were hers.The Saint's Tragedy|Charles Kingsley
Chrisom Child (A), a child that dies within a month of its birth.Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1|The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
The place dripped radiance; was filling like a chrisom with radiance.The Metal Monster|A. Merritt
The chrisom was the linen cloth, or garment, which the priest put on the recently baptized child.Parish Priests and Their People in the Middle Ages in England|Edward L. Cutts