Chrisom

Anciently, a chrisom, or `chrisom-cloth,` was the face-cloth, or piece of linen laid over a child`s head when he was baptised or christened. Originally, the purpose of the chrisom-cloth was to keep the chrism, a consecrated oil, from accidentally rubbing off. With time, the word`s meaning changed, to that of a white mantle thrown over the whol...
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Chrisom

• (n.) A child which died within a month after its baptism; -- so called from the chrisom cloth which was used as a shroud for it. • (n.) A white cloth, anointed with chrism, or a white mantle thrown over a child when baptized or christened.
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Chrisom

Chris'om noun [ See Chrism .] 1. A white cloth, anointed with chrism, or a white mantle thrown over a child when baptized or christened. [ Obsolete] 2. A child which died within a month after its baptism; -- so called from the chrisom cloth which was used as a shroud for it. [ Obso...
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Chrisom

A chrisom was a white garment formerly laid upon a child at baptism as a token of innocence.
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chrisom

white robe put on newly baptised child
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