verb (used with object)
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Origin of christen
OTHER WORDS FROM christenchris·ten·er, nounre·chris·ten, verb (used with object)un·chris·tened, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for christen
The temple was recently rechristened Radha Madhav Dham, and the board was also overhauled.
Bismarck rides his tall roan mare “Verada,” rechristened “Sadowa.”Blood and Iron|John Hubert Greusel
His remains rest in the little cemetery at Mount Pleasant, which recently, in honor of the poet, has been rechristened Freneau.The Poems of Philip Freneau, Volume I (of III)|Philip Freneau
It was most unfortunate that the latter should have been rechristened lately after one of the former.When Ghost Meets Ghost|William Frend De Morgan
The seat of provincial authority was transferred to the village of Ensenada, which thereupon was rechristened La Plata.The Hispanic Nations of the New World|William R. Shepherd
All the old apartments have been rechristened, as it were; the geography of the castle has been re-established.A Little Tour in France|Henry James