Holy Writ

Holy Writ

noun
the Scriptures.

Origin:
before 1000; Middle English holi writ, Old English hālige writu (plural)

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Holy Writ
 
n
another term for Scripture

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Holy Writ definition


Another name for the Bible.

Note: Figuratively, “holy writ” is any text or document that is presumed to speak with unquestioned authority.
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