How to use Christened in a sentence
Another child by Miss Preece, christened "Power," was born on the 20th of August 1908.
HiS SOn, Robert Treat Paine (1773-1811), who was christened Thomas but in 1801 took the name of his father and of an elder brother who died without issue in 1794,was a poet of some repute, but his verses have long been forgotten.
They'll be tattooing her face on their arms, and I'll be bound they'll all think she was christened after Nelson's ship."
Partly from the olive trees that abound there, and partly out of devotion to the Passion, Accona was christened Monte Oliveto, whence the order received its name.
The duke of Kent wished her to be christened Elizabeth, and the prince regent wanted Georgiana, while the tsar Alexander I., who had promised to stand sponsor, stipulated for Alexandrina.Advertisement
He himself was christened Herasmus; but in 1503, when becoming familiar with Greek, he assimilated the name to a fancied Greek original, which he had a few years before Latinized into Desyderius.
Though christened Ramon (Raymond), the favourite name of his line, he reigned as Alphonso out of a wish to please his Aragonese subjects, to whom the memory of the Battler was dear.
She formed a corps of Greek cadets, caused her younger grandson to be christened Constantine, and began the policy of presenting Russia to the Christian subjects of the Porte as their deliverer.
One writer has put it at Chester; others at London, where King's Cross had once a narrow escape of being christened Boadicea's Cross, and actually for many years bore the name of Battle Bridge, in supposed reference to this battle.
Every mother has her baby christened in the Church anyway.Advertisement
The newly christened Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Gustefson were finally merged into one apartment and blissfully drifting back to a day to day routine.
He was christened Filippo, and took the name Giordano only on entering a religious order.
In 1769 they opened splendid new works, near Hanley, that with their classic leanings they christened" Etruria."
Those in which the foundations of modern Europe were laid, which produced parliaments, cathedrals, cities, Dante and Chaucer, were grouped alike on one dismal level and christened the middle ages.
It may be noted that he showed a special reverence for the old English royal saint, and christened his eldest son after him; wbile his second bore the name of Edmund, the East An.glian martyr.Advertisement
Consider, for example, a newly christened baby.
Makybe Diva, now christened " The Mare " in Australia, has a record of 15 wins from 36 starts.
I christened them last night by planting out American land cress, Little Gem lettuce, spinach and chervil.
We were completely irreligious but always had the children christened (baptized) at my wife's insistence.
In 1533 he christened the princess Elizabeth, and his later years were troubled by disputes with Archbishop Cranmer.Advertisement
Both places were captured in 1169 by a great expedition under the command of Valdemar and Absalon; the hideous colossal idol of Riigievit was chopped into firewood for the Danish caldrons, and the Wends were christened at the point of the sword and placed beneath the jurisdiction of the see of Roskilde.
It is possible that the lyncurium of the ancients, which according to Theophrastus attracted light bodies, was tourmaline, a mineral found in Ceylon, which had been christened by the Dutch with the name of aschentrikker, or the attractor of ashes.
In London he acted with Sir Henry Ashurst, the resident agent, and had two or He was so christened "because of the never-to-be-forgotten increase, of every sort, wherewith God favoured the country about the time of his nativity."
He later christened an elite group of high altitude porters the " Tigers " .
Collecting a band of peasants and smugglers, he took the chÃ¢teau of Gallais, where he captured a cannon, christened by the Vendeans the "Missionary"; he then took the towns of Chemille, Cholet, Vihiers and Chalonnes (March 1793).Advertisement
As a way of shortening the name, it was christened Pokemon.
The rebuilt ride was christened the Crystal Beach Comet and continued to delight riders until the park closed.
Needing a catchy name for his product, Reard took the name of a small South Pacific atoll being used for A-bomb testing, and christened his new swimsuit design the Bikini.
This new band was christened Maroon, and months later, they decided on Maroon 5 as their official name.
Rolling Stone magazine actually christened it one of the worst albums of the year.
Drummer Dave Krusen then joined the group and they christened the band Mookie Blaylock.
Bow Wow, using the name Lil' Bow Wow (as he christened by Snoop) appeared on Snoop's debut album Doggystyle and also in the video for Gin and Juice.
Newly christened glee club program leader Will was considering leaving the school and the program behind when he saw New Direction performing the song.
She was even christened the "degenerate Hannah Montana" by the UK's Guardian paper.
The new Enterprise-B is being christened, and Kirk, Scotty and Chekov are invited to attend the ceremony.
Collecting a band of peasants and smugglers, he took the château of Gallais, where he captured a cannon, christened by the Vendeans the "Missionary"; he then took the towns of Chemille, Cholet, Vihiers and Chalonnes (March 1793).
John, Fanny & Martha were all christened in Wendover on 3 January 1858.
It was not, however, till 1788 that the chimpanzee received what is now recognized as a scientific name, having been christened in that year Simia troglodytes by the naturalist Johann Friedrich Gmelin.
In the spring of 1518 Leonardo had occasion to exercise his old talents as a festival-master when the dauphin was christened and a Medici-Bourbon marriage celebrated.
He was christened Hiram, after an ancestor, with Ulysses for a middle name.