hallowdom

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From hallow +‎ -dom.

Noun[edit]

hallowdom (uncountable)

  1. The state or condition of being a hallow or saint; sainthood.
    • 1904, John Douglas Cook, Philip Harwood, Walter Herries Pollock, Saturday review of politics, literature, science and art - Volume 96 - Page 428:
      English sainthood was sometimes mystical but was never morbid or extravagant. Mr. Hutton in his earlier lectures draws out the varying forms which hallowdom took in different nations.
    • 2003, Dan Chernenko, The bastard king - Page 246:
      "What is this Anser's rank, if I may make so bold as to ask? Surely he cannot now wear the yellow robe; I believe I know all the clerics of my own rank throughout Avornis. Would you elevate to the arch-hallowdom a man from the green, or even from the black?"