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baptism
used in Henry VIII

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Definition
a Christian ceremony signifying spiritual cleansing and rebirth

or:

a challenging experience that initiates or purifies
  • My Lord of Canterbury, I have a suit which you must not deny me; That is, a fair young maid that yet wants baptism, You must be godfather, and answer for her.
    5.3 — Act 5 Scene 3 — The council-chamber (90% in)

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