holy order

noun, often capitalized H&O

Definition of holy order 

1a : major order usually used in plural

b : one of the orders of the ministry in the Anglican or Episcopal church

2 : the rite or sacrament of ordination usually used in plural

First Known Use of holy order

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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