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Christianity. a variant of Holy Spirit (def. 3).
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Origin of Holy Ghost
First recorded before 900; Middle English; Old English
Words nearby Holy Ghost
Holy Cross, holy day, holy day of obligation, Holy Family, Holy Father, Holy Ghost, Holy Grail, holy grass, Holyhead, Holy Hour, Holy Innocents' Day
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How to use Holy Ghost in a sentence
Yes, he is in fact saying that a woman seeing his manhood is like being blessed by the Holy Ghost.R. Kelly’s Craziest Lyrics From ‘Black Panties,’ Analyzed|Chancellor Agard|December 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
People were catching the holy ghost and we caught it all on the camera.Spike Lee on ‘Red Hook Summer,’ Black Churches, and President Obama|Allison Samuels|August 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
By the Holy Ghost they are sanctified, that they may dedicate themselves to God, and thereafter serve him.
Righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Ghost are all vouchsafed to the believer; all of them are covenant blessings.
The kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost.
God willed that the Holy Ghost should dispense his influences for carrying into effect the purposes of mercy.
Reader, have you ever received the Holy Ghost through the laying on of the hands of one sent of God?The Kingdom of God, Part 1|Orson Pratt
British Dictionary definitions for Holy Ghost
another name for the Holy Spirit
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