Pray you, let me catechise you a little; what might one call your name, dog?
I cannot suppose that he would venture to catechise McNeice.
A new cousin to catechise was a happiness that did not occur every day.
We may demand the credentials of every creed and catechise all the catechisms.
She could not catechise him, and force his confidence on this subject of all others.
“When I know your right to catechise me, I will answer,” snarled the captain.
It will avail nothing to catechise the secretive Paul, who is garrulous upon irrelevant hallucinations only.
Come, my dear, have you conned over the catechise I taught you last night?
Phillis and Dulce used to catechise him sometimes; but his replies were always evasive.
“I should not presume to catechise you,” he returned, hastily.
early 15c., from Church Latin catechizare "to teach by word of mouth" (also source of French catéchiser, Spanish catequizar, Italian catechizzare), from Greek katekhizein "teach orally, instruct by word of mouth," from katekhein "to resound" (see catechesis). Related: Catechized; catechizing.