hallow

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[ hal-oh ]
/ ˈhæl oʊ /

verb (used with object)

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

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Origin of hallow

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

OTHER WORDS FROM hallow

hal·low·er, noun

Definition for hallowing (2 of 2)

hallow2
[ huh-loh ]
/ həˈloʊ /

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

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British Dictionary definitions for hallowing

hallow
/ (ˈhæləʊ) /

verb (tr)

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

Derived forms of hallow

hallower, noun

Word Origin for hallow

Old English hālgian, from hālig holy
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