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Word: catechism

Definition: book for religious instruction in question-and-answer form; religious instruction by question and answer; V. catechize


Sentences Containing 'catechism'

Ham Peggotty, who went to the national school, and was a very dragon at his catechism, and who may therefore be regarded as a credible witness, reported next day, that happening to peep in at the parlour-door an hour after this, he was instantly descried by Miss Betsey, then walking to and fro in a state of agitation, and pounced upon before he could make his escape.
said I, putting question number two of the catechism to Mr. Peggotty.

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