noun, plural hag·i·ol·o·gies for 2, 3.
Words nearby hagiology
OTHER WORDS FROM hagiologyhag·i·o·log·ic [hag-ee-uh-loj-ik, hey-jee-] /ˌhæg i əˈlɒdʒ ɪk, ˌheɪ dʒi-/, hag·i·o·log·i·cal, adjectivehag·i·ol·o·gist, noun
Examples from the Web for hagiology
The curious thing is that in that tale the prophet is aided by one of the few women who play much part in the hagiology of Islam.Greenmantle|John Buchan
The saints of Heaven shine dimly through a nebulous haze of hagiology.Americans and Others|Agnes Repplier
I incline, however, to etymology rather than hagiology for the real derivation.
St. Fillan, it may be mentioned is a personage of great sanctity in Scottish hagiology.Scottish Loch Scenery|Thomas A. Croal
And as a phenomenon, let us not deceive ourselves on the magnitude of the Christian hagiology.Short Studies on Great Subjects|James Anthony Froude
British Dictionary definitions for hagiology
noun plural -gies
- a biography of a saint
- a collection of such biographies