Hallowing
Hallow Hal"low (h[a^]l"l[-o]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hallowed}(-l[-o]d); 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. [1913 Webster]

Hallow the Sabbath day, to do no work therein. --Jer. xvii. 24. [1913 Webster]

His secret altar touched with hallowed fire. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

In a larger sense . . . we can not hallow this ground [Gettysburg]. --A. Lincoln. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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