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halidom or holidame, holiness, faith, sanctity, THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA, iv. 2. 131; “holidame” THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, v. 2. 99 ( “halidom,” Dyce ); HENRY VIII., v. 1. 116; ROMEO AND JULIET, i. 3. 44. “Halidome or Holidome, an old word, vsed by old countrey-women, by manner of swearing: by my halidome, of the Saxon word Haligdome, ex halig, i. sanctum, et dome, i. dominium aut incidium.” Minsheu's Guide into Tongues, ed. 1617.

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