- a holy place, as a church or sanctuary.
Also hal·i·dome [hal-i-dohm] /ˈhæl ɪˌdoʊm/.
Origin of halidom
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Examples from the Web for halidom
"You were by your halidom, your Majesty," suggested the Blunderer.
"By my halidom, churl—" He stopped to glance at the fat man.
Now by my halidom, good sirs, you know not with whom you have to deal.
By my halidom, I am glad it was not me you struck, my gentle friend!Robin Hood
J. Walker McSpadden
By my halidom, thou wilt scarce find a foot-page in the whole camp that will support thee!The Siege of Norwich Castle
Matilda Maria Blake
- archaic a holy place or thing
Old English hāligdōm; see holy, -dom
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