(archaic) A sanctuary; lands held of a religious foundation.
Other Word Forms of Halidom
Origin of Halidom
From Middle English halidom, haliȝdom, from Old English hāliġdōm (“holiness, righteousness, sanctity; holy place, sanctuary, chapel; relics, holy things; holy office; sacrament; holy doctrines”), corresponding to holy + -dom. Cognate with Dutch heiligdom (“sanctuary, shrine”), German Heiligtum (“sanctuary, shrine, holy relic”), Swedish helgedom (“shrine, sanctuary, temple, sanctum”), Icelandic helgidómur (“sanctuary, holy relic”).
Middle English from Old English hāligdōm hālig holy holy -dōm -dom
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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