Origin of chrisom
Examples from the Web for chrisom
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
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