Sainthood
Sainthood Saint"hood, n. 1. The state of being a saint; the condition of a saint. --Walpole. [1913 Webster]

2. The order, or united body, of saints; saints, considered collectively. [1913 Webster]

It was supposed he felt no call to any expedition that might endanger the reign of the military sainthood. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • sainthood — [sānt′ship΄sānt′hood΄] n. 1. the status or rank of a saint: also saintship [sānt′ship΄] 2. saints collectively …   English World dictionary

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  • sainthood — noun Date: 1550 1. the quality or state of being a saint 2. saints as a group …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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