holy water

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holy water

n.
Water blessed by a priest and used for religious purposes.

holy water

n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) water that has been blessed by a priest for use in symbolic rituals of purification

ho′ly wa`ter


n.
water blessed by a priest.
[before 900]
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Noun1.holy water - water that has been blessed by a priest for use in symbolic purificationholy water - water that has been blessed by a priest for use in symbolic purification
H2O, water - binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent