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Christendom, 1) the whole of the regions inhabited by Christians: “the lyingest knave in C.,” Shr. Ind. 2, 26. II, 188. John II, 75. H4A I, 2, 109. II, 1, 19 (Qq christen). III, 1, 164. H6A II, 4, 89. H6B II, 1, 126. H6C III, 2, 83. R3 III, 4, 53. H8 III, 2, 67. “all the kings of C.” John III, 1, 162. “the states of C.” H6A V, 4, 96. “committing freely your scruple to the voice of C.” H8 II, 2, 88. “C. shall ever speak his virtue,” H8 IV, 2, 63. “an older and a better soldier none that C. gives out,” Mcb. IV, 3, 192.
2) Christianity: “by my c.” John IV, 1, 16. their clothes are after such a pagan cut too, that, sure, they 've worn out C. H8 1, 3, 1, 3
3) Christian name, appellation: “with a world of pretty, fond, adoptious --s, that blinking Cupid gossips,” All's I, 1, 188.
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