halidom

noun
hal·​i·​dom | \ ˈha-lə-dəm How to pronounce halidom (audio) \
variants: or halidome \ ˈha-​lə-​ˌdōm How to pronounce halidom (audio) \

Definition of halidom

archaic
: something held sacred

First Known Use of halidom

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for halidom

Middle English, from Old English hāligdōm, from hālig holy + -dōm -dom

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“Halidom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/halidom. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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