- a holy place, as a church or sanctuary.
Also hal·i·dome [hal-i-dohm] /ˈhæl ɪˌdoʊm/.
Origin of halidom
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Halidome cleared his throat; the idea was so obviously indecent.
Halidome cleared his throat, and there was something portentous in the sound.
The memory of the play and his conversation with Halidome was still strong in Shelton.
"I hear from Halidome that you're going to stand for Parliament," the latter said.
O' my halidome, wench, but I would let all the priests and friars fight for it.
- archaic a holy place or thing
Old English hāligdōm; see holy, -dom
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