[hag-ee-ol-uh-jee, hey-jee-] /ˌhæg iˈɒl ə dʒi, ˌheɪ dʒi-/
noun, plural hagiologies for 2, 3.
the branch of literature dealing with the lives and legends of the saints.
a biography or narrative of a saint or saints.
a collection of such biographies or narratives.
noun (pl) -gies
literature concerned with the lives and legends of saints
an authoritative canon of saints
a history of sacred writings
“study of saints’ lives,” 1807, from Greek hagios “holy, devoted to the gods” + -ology. First element perhaps from PIE *yag- “to worship, reverence,” and cognate with Greek agnos “chaste,” Sanskrit yajati “reveres (a god) with sacrifices, worships,” Old Persian ayadana “temple.” Related: Hagiologist (1805).
[hag-ler] /ˈhæg lər/ noun 1. Marvelous Marvin (Marvin Nathaniel Hagler) born 1954, U.S. boxer.
[hag-ee-uh-skohp, hey-jee-] /ˈhæg i əˌskoʊp, ˈheɪ dʒi-/ noun 1. (def 13). /ˈhæɡɪəˌskəʊp/ noun 1. (architect) another name for squint (sense 6)
have a good night
have a good one