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chosen past participle of choose. [3 definitions]
Chou the third dynasty in China, about 1122 to 256 B.C.
chow1 (informal) food.
chow2 a stocky, medium-sized dog of Chinese origin that has a thick red or black coat, a blackish tongue, and a tail that curls over the back.
chowchow a relish of pickled vegetables, often in a hot mustard sauce.
chow chow see "chow2."
chowder a thick soup typically containing clams, fish, or corn, with potatoes and onions in a milk or tomato base.
chow mein a Chinese-American dish of stewed bean sprouts, other vegetables, and bits of chicken, seafood, or meat, poured over fried noodles.
chrism a consecrated oil mixed with balsam and used by some churches in certain rites, such as baptism. [2 definitions]
Christ in the New Testament, the designation of the Old Testament "Messiah". [2 definitions]
christen to baptize, sometimes simultaneously giving a formal name to. [3 definitions]
Christendom the parts of the world where Christianity is the most common religion. [2 definitions]
christening the sacrament of baptism, usu. involving the formal naming of a child. [2 definitions]
Christian of, concerning, or derived from the person, actions, or teachings of Jesus Christ, or the religion based on these teachings. [5 definitions]
Christian Era in Christianity, the era beginning at the birth of Jesus Christ, about 1 A.D.
Christianity the Christian religion, including its many sects. [4 definitions]
Christianize to convert to Christianity. [2 definitions]
Christian name one's given or baptismal name, as distinguished from one's family name.
Christian Science a religion based on Christian scripture that was founded in the United States in the mid-nineteenth century and that teaches that disease and illness can be treated by spiritual means.
christie (sometimes cap.) in skiing, any of several maneuvers for turning, slowing down, or stopping, esp. while keeping the skis parallel.
Christmas December 25, celebrated in Christianity as the birth date of Jesus Christ. [3 definitions]