Halidom

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Halidom \Hal"i*dom\ (h[a^]l"[i^]*d[u^]m), noun [AS. h[=a]ligd[=o]m holiness, sacrament, sanctuary, relics; h[=a]lig holy + -d[=o]m, E. -dom. See {Holy}.]

1. Holiness; sanctity; sacred oath; sacred things; sanctuary; -- used chiefly in oaths. [Archaic]

So God me help and halidom. --Piers Plowman.

By my halidom, I was fast asleep. --Shak.

2. Holy doom; the Last Day. [R.] --Shipley.


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