hallow

1
[ hal-oh ]
/ ˈhæl oʊ /

verb (used with object)

to make holy; sanctify; consecrate.
to honor as holy; consider sacred; venerate: to hallow a battlefield.

Origin of hallow

1
before 900; Middle English hal(o)wen, Old English hālgian (cognate with German heiligen, Old Norse helga), derivative of hālig holy

Related forms

hal·low·er, noun

Definition for hallow (2 of 2)

hallow

2
[ huh-loh ]
/ həˈloʊ /

interjection, noun, verb (used with or without object)

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British Dictionary definitions for hallow

hallow

/ (ˈhæləʊ) /

verb (tr)

to consecrate or set apart as being holy
to venerate as being holy

Derived Forms

hallower, noun

Word Origin for hallow

Old English hālgian, from hālig holy
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