Holy Writ

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From Middle English Holi Writ, from Old English hāliġ ġewrit (scripture, literally holy writing), attested variously in: on hāligum ġewritum, Ðæs hālgan gewrites, etc.; equivalent to holy +‎ writ.

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Holy Writ (usually uncountable, plural Holy Writs)

  1. The Bible.
  2. The sacred writings of the Christian religion.
  3. The sacred writings of any religion.

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