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Christ /kraɪst/ n
  1. Jesus of Nazareth (Jesus Christ), regarded by Christians as fulfilling Old Testament prophecies of the Messiah
  2. the Messiah or anointed one of God as the subject of Old Testament prophecies
  3. an image or picture of Christ
  1. taboo slang an oath expressing annoyance, surprise, etc

See also JesusEtymology: Old English Crīst, from Latin Chrīstus, from Greek khristos anointed one (from khriein to anoint), translating Hebrew māshīah Messiah

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