hallowed

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English halwed (hallowed, sacred, sanctified), from Old English ġehālgod (hallowed, sacred, sanctified), past participle of hālgian (to hallow, make holy). Equivalent to hallow +‎ -ed. More at hallow.

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hallowed (comparative more hallowed, superlative most hallowed)

  1. Consecrated or sanctified; sacred, holy.
    • 1526, William Tyndale, trans. Bible, Luke XI:
      When ye praye, saye: Oure father which arte in heven, halowed be thy name.

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Verb[edit]

hallowed

  1. simple past tense and past participle of hallow