verb (used with object)
- hallopeau's disease,
Origin of hallow1
interjection, noun, verb (used with or without object)
Examples from the Web for hallow
The replacement of Reagan by Clinton seemed to hallow anti-government paranoia.
There were in such large markets as Falkirk and Hallow Fair great chances of good prices to be had at times.Cattle and Cattle-breeders|William M'Combie
Nay, they even glorify and hallow all the life that went before.The Eulogy of Richard Jefferies|Walter Besant
Our evenings were such as hallow and make the luxury of cottage life—evenings yielded up to cheerfulness, to content and harmony.Confession|W. Gilmore Simms
What is Christmas without the sentiments which hallow the evergreen, the anthem, the mistletoe, the family reunion?Beacon Lights of History, Volume VII|John Lord
Help us to hallow all our circumstances whether they appear friendly or adverse, and may we subdue them all to the King's will.The Whole Armour of God|John Henry Jowett
Word Origin for hallow
Old English halgian "to make holy, to honor as holy, consecrate, ordain," related to halig "holy," from Proto-Germanic *hailaga- (cf. Old Saxon helagon, Middle Dutch heligen, Old Norse helga), from PIE root *kailo- "whole, uninjured, of good omen" (see health). Used in Christian translations to render Latin sanctificare. Also used since Old English as a noun meaning "holy person, saint." Related: Hallowed; hallowing.