Christom \Chris"tom\, n. See {Chrisom}. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • christom — chrisˈom or christˈom noun 1. A white cloth or robe (also chrisˈom cloth or chrisˈom robe) put on a child newly anointed with chrism at its baptism 2. The child itself • • • Main Entry: ↑chrism …   Useful english dictionary

  • christom child — noun Etymology: by alteration obsolete : chrisom child …   Useful english dictionary

  • as cold as stone — Meaning Origin From Shakespeare s Henry V. Hostess: Nay, sure, he s not in hell: he s in Arthur s bosom, if ever man went to Arthur s bosom. A made a finer end and went away an it had been any christom child; a parted even just between twelve and …   Meaning and origin of phrases

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