from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who baptizes.

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

  • noun One who baptizes.

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

  • noun Agent noun of baptize; a person who baptizes.


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  • He became Love Alice’s soul mate, Olivia’s rock, and a baptizer and pillar of the community.

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  • Below that is the child John taking a bath (perhaps meant to echo his role as a baptizer), and then John appears as a hermit in the wilderness.

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  • Today, bot Obamas are struck dumb on the subject of this like family-former advisor-spritual advisor-former pastor for 20 years and baptizer of their family and the person who performed their wedding vows.

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  • When Shylock is baptized, it's done in a pool of water in the middle of the stage and the baptizer thrusts his head under with ferocity, practically drowning the man in the process.

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  • On the following day of St. John, three more masses were held, to remember his role as the precurser, his role as the baptizer, and the last to honor his sanctity.

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  • What probably happened was that Judas of Galilee changed his name to Jesus Bar Abbas when he was baptized by John the baptizer in 6 AD.

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  • John the baptizer was killed in 36 AD, according to history, and Jesus was killed a year or more later.

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  • For though a baptizer and an anointer bestow authority—in much the same way as the Archbishop of Canterbury conferred the regal status on Queen Elizabeth II in 1953—they themselves must have had authority to do so.

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  • Secondly, Observing from these things which have been spoken, how very known and frequent the use of baptism was among the Jews, the reason appears very easy why the Sanhedrim, by their messengers, inquired not of John concerning the reason of baptism, but concerning the authority of the baptizer; not what baptism meant, but whence he had a license so to baptize, John 1: 25.

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  • This lovely river, baptizer of Iglesias's childhood, was here shallow and musical, half river, half brook; it had passed the tinkling period, and plashed and rumbled voicefully over rock and shallow.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 10, No. 58, August, 1862


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