the spirit of God.
the presence of God as part of a person’s religious experience.
(Christianity) the third person of the Trinity
In the belief of many Christians, one of the three persons in the one God, along with the Father and the Son (Jesus is the Son); the Holy Spirit is also called the Holy Ghost. Jesus promised the Apostles that he would send the Holy Spirit after his Crucifixion and Resurrection. The Spirit came to the disciples of Jesus on Pentecost.
See HOLY GHOST.
[hoh-lee-stohn] /ˈhoʊ liˌstoʊn/ noun 1. a block of soft sandstone used in scrubbing the decks of a ship. verb (used with object), holystoned, holystoning. 2. to scrub with a holystone. /ˈhəʊlɪˌstəʊn/ noun 1. a soft sandstone used for scrubbing the decks of a vessel verb 2. (transitive) to scrub (a vessel’s decks) with a holystone […]
noun, Eastern Church. 1. the governing council of an autocephalous church, composed of bishops and presided over by the patriarch or another prelate. noun 1. the governing body of any of the Orthodox Churches
- Holy terror
noun phrase A troublesome, energetic, and aggressive person: He’s a holy terror around the house (1887+) An exasperating individual, as in He was only five, but he was a holy terror, running wild through the house and throwing whatever he could lay his hands on. The adjective holy here is an intensifier. [ Late 1800s […]
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