Xtian

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Xtian

  1. Abbreviation of Christian.
    • 1915 October, Aldous Huxley, Letter:
      The ritual and tradition are of course rather absurd, but the principle is good and the ethics are identical with Xtian ethics.
    • 1940, Ezra Pound, Cantos LII-LXXI[1]:
      And because of the hauteur of Portagoose prelates, they drove the Xtians out of Japan till were none of that sect in the Island
    • 1956 February 16, C. S. Lewis, Letter to Philinda Krieg[2]:
      By the way, my Xtian Behavior, if suited for anyone (of which I'm no judge) is quite as suitable for 16-year-olds as for anyone else.

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