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hallowed


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hallow  \Hal"low\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Hallowed};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Hallowing}.]  [OE.  halowen,  halwien  halgien  AS 
  h[=a]lgian,  fr  h[=a]lig  holy.  See  {Holy}.] 
  To  make  holy;  to  set  apart  for  holy  or  religious  use  to 
  consecrate;  to  treat  or  keep  as  sacred;  to  reverence. 
  ``Hallowed  be  thy  name.''  --Matt.  vi  9. 
 
  Hallow  the  Sabbath  day  to  do  no  work  therein.  --Jer. 
  xvii.  24. 
 
  His  secret  altar  touched  with  hallowed  fire.  --Milton. 
 
  In  a  larger  sense  .  .  .  we  can  not  hallow  this  ground 
  [Gettysburg].  --A.  Lincoln. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hallowed 
  adj  :  worthy  of  religious  veneration;  "the  sacred  name  of  Jesus"; 
  "Jerusalem's  hallowed  soil"  [syn:  {sacred}] 




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