Definition of hallow
1 : to make holy or set apart for holy use
2 : to respect greatly : venerate the most hallowed of all law-enforcement agencies — Dwight MacDonald
Examples of hallow in a sentence
<Lincoln's memorable words at the Gettysburg battlefield, “we cannot dedicate—we cannot consecrate—we cannot hallow—this ground”.>
Origin and Etymology of hallow
Middle English halowen, from Old English hālgian, from hālig holy — more at holy
First Known Use: before 12th century
Synonym Discussion of hallow
HALLOW Defined for Kids
Definition of hallow for Students
: to set apart for holy purposes : treat as sacred This ground is hallowed.
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