naming (part of speech: verb)
rite (part of speech: noun)
ceremony, holiday, evensong, nones, communion, canon, marriage, wedlock, novena, matrimony, remembrance, transubstantiation, Eucharist, mass, confirmation, initiation, sacrifice, missal, sacrament, convocation, rite, baptism, observance, ritual, Siddur, vesper, solemnization, celebration, revival, service, last rites, liturgy
- Miss Nicky wondered what was to become of the christening cake she had ordered from Perth; it might be as old as the hills before there would be another child born amongst them. - "Marriage", Susan Edmonstone Ferrier.
- Clisson was burnt to the ground with the very fireworks which had been prepared for the christening of its master's eldest child, and which had not been used because of the sorrowful days when she was born. - "A Book of Golden Deeds", Charlotte M. Yonge.
- And so it was settled that Vanya and Maroosia were to go to the christening of their new cousin, who was only twelve hours old. - "Old Peter's Russian Tales", Arthur Ransome.