- (obsolete) holiness, Holiness.
- (archaic) A sanctuary.
- (archaic) A holy relic.
Etymology: Old English haligdom, hÄliÄdÅm, corresponding to holy + -dom.
- 1819: "By my ," said he, "we have forgotten, Sir Prior, to name the fair Sovereign of Love and of Beauty, by whose white hand the palm is to be distributed." " Walter Scott, Ivanhoe
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