Bap*tize" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Baptized (); p. pr. & vb. n.>/pos> Baptizing.] [F. baptiser, L. baptizare, fr.Gr. . See Baptism.]
To administer the sacrament of baptism to.
To christen ( because a name is given to infants at their baptism); to give a name to; to name.
I'll be new baptized;
Henceforth I never will be Romeo.
To sanctify; to consecrate.
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