paganing

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pagan +‎ -ing

Noun[edit]

paganing (plural paganings)

  1. A pagan ritual analogous to baptism for infants.
    • 1999, Helen A. Berger, A community of witches, page 90
      The welcoming rite — referred to as a wiccaning, a saining, or a paganing — serves a threefold purpose

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