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lay baptism

noun

, Ecclesiastical.
  1. baptism administered by a lay-person.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of lay baptism1

First recorded in 1720–30

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Example Sentences

Such lay-baptism, however, should afterwards be announced in church, and be declared valid.

These are things to which the theory of the Church concerning lay baptism is strictly applicable.

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