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  • v. Present participle of catechise.

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Examples

  • According to that rule, you shall never omit a sermon in public, to hear a private confession; you shall not set aside the catechising, which is appointed every day, at a certain hour, to visit any particular person, or for any good work of the like nature.

    The Works of John Dryden

  • She well knew how determined I could be in the matter of "catechising," and that I will stand no

    Lola or, The Thought and Speech of Animals

  • This kind of catechising was at first very annoying to us, but we have now become accustomed to it, and have hit upon an expedient to avoid it in a measure.

    Townsend Chapter 1

  • a kind of catechising from her aunt, as to her former manner of life; – where she had been and with whom since her mother left her; what she had been doing; whether she had been to school, and how her time was spent at home, &c., &c.

    The Wide, Wide World

  • a kind of catechising from her aunt as to her former manner of life; where she had been and with whom since her mother left her; what she had been doing; whether she had been to school, and how her time was spent at home, &c., &c.

    The Wide, Wide World

  • The more we can all support one another in sharing the evangelising and catechising mission of the Church the better!

    An afternoon at the Evangelium Conference

  • A Jesuit, who was formerly a missionary among the cannibals, at the time when Canada still belonged to the king of France, related to me that once, as he was explaining these Jewish laws to his neophytes, a little impudent Frenchman, who was present at the catechising, cried out, “They are the laws of cannibals.”

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • The ship was taking care of herself; the men were all on deck under the awning, tinkering, and cobbling, and chatting; Brimblecombe was catechising his fair pupil in the cabin;

    Westward Ho!

  • I do know several working mothers who do an EXCELLENT job in raising their children and catechising them.

    The new, practicing Catholic, Kate Millet

  • On catechising evenings the schoolmaster was a great man, preaching and teaching for three hours at a stretch much in the style of an English ranter.

    The Malay Archipelago

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