holy water ExamplesWord Origin noun
- water blessed by a priest.
Origin of holy water before 900; Middle English haliwater, Old English hāligwæter Examples from the Web for holy water Historical Examples of holy water
Some one has asserted that a Polish woman is like punch made with holy-water.
At the head of the bed, fastened to the wall, hung a receptacle for holy-water.
At the head stood a crucifix and the holy-water stoup, with a sprig of fir in it….
There were holy-water stones filled with fresh water every morning.
Am I bound to resemble the angels on your holy-water stoups?
British Dictionary definitions for holy water holy water noun
- water that has been blessed by a priest for use in symbolic rituals of purification