Catechism

Cat"e*chism

(-kz'm), n. [L. catechismus, fr. Gr. See Catechise.] 1. A form of instruction by means of questions and answers.
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2. A book containing a summary of principles, especially of religious doctrine, reduced to the form of questions and answers.
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The Jews, even till this day, have their catechisms.
Hooker.
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The Larger Catechism, The Shorter Catechism. See Westminster Assembly, under Assembly.
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