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putting out the baby

 n. phr. a ceremony in which a newborn infant is presented to the family's relatives and neighbors; when it is nine days old, it is bathed and brought outside the house "to see the sun": 1966 (Otterbein 65). (Black)

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Last update: 2010-11-23 02:06
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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