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- v. To baptize again.
- v. To rename.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To baptize again or a second time.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To baptize again or anew; repeat the baptism of.
- To give a new name to, as at a second baptism.
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He swore that someday we were going to see him walk on water, and that putting him in the electric chair would do no good, it would just "rebaptize" him.
The term '' rebaptize '' is often misused, observes Oikonomos; '' that is, in respect to the heretics 'own self-styled baptism, albeit spurious and false and not even baptism in the literal sense.' '
Most Orthodox churches do not rebaptize converts from other Christian denominations since the Orthodox teach that baptism is a one-time-only sacrament.
She was the first of our people to become a baptized Christian, even though she performed the rite herself and assured the Spanish priest who tried to rebaptize her later, 'I've already been a Christian for seven years.'
From this region were about to start the wild host destined to conquer the isle of Britain, to change its name and rebaptize it in blood.
But he saieth that they defended an heresie/and that moste horrible/euen this that they did rebaptize.
A Treatise of the Cohabitation Of the Faithful with the Unfaithful A Treatise of the Cohabitation Of the Faithful with the Unfaithful by Peter Martyr; Wherunto is Added A Sermon made of the Confessing of Christ and His Gospel and of the Denying of the same, by Henry Bullinger
Your church doth not recognize the sacrament of baptism, when it has been performed by unconsecrated hands of dissenters: you do rebaptize all converts from those sects.
It was quite lively to rebaptize Rundway Down as Run-away-down, after a royal victory, and to remark how Hazlerig's regiment of "lobsters" turned to crabs, on that occasion, and crawled backwards.
Reply Obj. 4: According to the Decretal of Alexander III: "Those about whose Baptism there is a doubt are to be baptized with these words prefixed to the form: 'If thou art baptized, I do not rebaptize thee; but if thou art not baptized, I baptize thee,' etc.: for that does not appear to be repeated, which is not known to have been done."
Church, "we command you to rebaptize in the name of the Trinity."