Hal·low v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hallowed p. pr. & vb. n. Hallowing.] To make holy; to set apart for holy or religious use; to consecrate; to treat or keep as sacred; to reverence. “Hallowed be thy name.”
Hallow the Sabbath day, to do no work therein. --Jer. xvii. 24.
His secret altar touched with hallowed fire. --Milton.
In a larger sense . . . we can not hallow this ground [Gettysburg]. --A. Lincoln.
adj : worthy of religious veneration; "the sacred name of Jesus";
"Jerusalem's hallowed soil" [syn: sacred]