Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In or through baptism; by means of baptism.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a baptismal manner.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb In a baptismal way; through baptism.

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Examples

  • But Babe, baptismally known as Phebe, was engaged in tickling Allyn's toes, with the praiseworthy intention of making him kick the harder.

    Teddy: Her Book A Story of Sweet Sixteen

  • 'I am very sorry to hurt you, Agnes; but Lucy herself -- dear, sweet, precious Lucy -- liked the idea of each of the children being called after a flower; not baptismally, of course, but in their home life.

    Hollyhock A Spirit of Mischief

  • Ignacio, Kearney, Rock, Rivas, Jose, and he who had been major-domo in the old monastery, baptismally named Gregorio.

    The Free Lances A Romance of the Mexican Valley

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