noun, plural ha·los, ha·loes.
verb (used with object), ha·loed, ha·lo·ing.
verb (used without object), ha·loed, ha·lo·ing.
Origin of halo
Examples from the Web for haloes
Historical Examples of haloes
Haloes may appear around the disc of the sun, moon, or stars.The Reason Why
I kind o' used t' think she was all t' th' harps an' haloes.The Definite Object
It was the crowd of haloes that was causing so much brightness.Christmas Outside of Eden
It hunted all the saints in the calendar till their haloes top-sided on their heads-her favourite St. Francis of Assisi excepted.Beauchamp's Career, Complete
Why, they'd make the very angels jealous, and get pulling off their haloes and kicking them over the edge of heaven.Christopher and Columbus
Countess Elizabeth Von Arnim
noun plural -loes or -los
verb -loes, -los, -loing or -loed
Word Origin for halo
1560s, from Latin halo (nominative halos), from Greek halos "disk of the sun or moon, ring of light around the sun or moon" (also "threshing floor" and "disk of a shield"), of unknown origin. Sense of "light around the head of a holy person or deity" first recorded 1640s. As a verb from 1801.