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sainthood

[ seynt-hood ]
/ ˈseɪnt hʊd /
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noun
the character or status of a saint.
saints collectively.
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Also saint·dom [seynt-duhm]. /ˈseɪnt dəm/.

Origin of sainthood

First recorded in 1540–50; saint + -hood
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British Dictionary definitions for sainthood

sainthood
/ (ˈseɪnthʊd) /

noun
the state or character of being a saint
saints collectively
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