Definitions

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  • v. christen again

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To christen or name again; fix a new name upon.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Morgan Chase or the Trump Organization carte blanche to rechristen elements of the landscape, or even the entire park after themselves — such as we did with Citi Field.

    [Insert Name Here] Hill

  • But BlackRock would rechristen them as "exchange-traded instruments," or ETIs, and would restrict the ETF label to funds that "can be appropriate for a long-term retail investor," the company said in a position paper and congressional testimony.

    It Seems an ETF by Any Other Name Would Probably Not Smell as Sweet

  • There was a permit to march down Broadway, which they planned to rechristen the "Canyon of Zeroes."

    Rex Ryan Bashers Swing and Miss

  • Even in a county where Democrats were dominant Tuesday despite big Republican gains nationwide, that little word was about as popular as another three-letter political expletive that begins with T and ends with X. County Executive Isiah Leggett's lieutenants in the extraordinary government campaign for the fee made an effort to rechristen it an "ambulance reimbursement," since bills for service would go directly to county residents 'insurance companies or the federal government.

    Montgomery ambulance fee rejection means tough budget questions

  • Knit the City was established in April 2009 by Lauren O'Farrell, whose first act was to rechristen her group's activities yarn storming.

    The graffiti knitting epidemic

  • In the years since, local lawmakers have undertaken a number of attempts to rechristen the District's governing institutions.

    Why does the D.C. Council have 13 members?

  • And finally, given both the Guardian's move to new offices and its even newer political allegiance, we should rechristen Islington South and Finsbury as Guardian Central.

    Labour: the seats to watch

  • Look what happens when I rechristen Eve and Tanya with names beginning with the same capital letter.

    Author! Author! » 2010 » June

  • After a fire razed the place in 1917, it was rebuilt as a Spanish revival village by the Ohio glass magnate Edward Libbey, who helped rechristen it Ojai, a moniker the Chumash Indians had given to the surrounding valley.

    Ojai Getaway Guide: The Best Of Ojai

  • Friedman plans to rechristen the place as Newton's Table sometime in early March next year.

    Last Meal at Rock Creek

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