Holy-writ meaning

(informal) A document held to be the most authoritative of its kind.
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(proper) The Bible.
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The Bible.
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The Bible.
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The sacred writings of any religion.
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Origin of holy-writ

  • From Middle English Holi Writ, from Old English hāliġ ġewrit (“scripture”, literally “holy writing”), attested variously in: on hāligum ġewritum, Ðæs hālgan gewrites, etc.; equivalent to holy +‎ writ.

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