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.
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- adverb In a
baptismalway; through baptism.
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But Babe, baptismally known as Phebe, was engaged in tickling Allyn's toes, with the praiseworthy intention of making him kick the harder.
'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.
Ignacio, Kearney, Rock, Rivas, Jose, and he who had been major-domo in the old monastery, baptismally named Gregorio.