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hallow (ˈhæləʊ


verb (transitive)

  1. to consecrate or set apart as being holy
  2. to venerate as being holy

Derived Forms

ˈhallower  noun

Word Origin

Old English hālgian, from hālig holy

Example Sentences Including 'hallow'

For it led up on to the mountain to a high hallow where only the kings had been wont to go.
J.R.R. Tolkien THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2004)
But this is an ancient hallow , and ere the kings failed or the Tree withered in the court, a fruit must have been set here.
J.R.R. Tolkien THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2004)


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