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    Definition:
    Saint - (n.) A person sanctified; a holy or godly person; one eminent for piety and virtue; any true Christian, as being redeemed and consecrated to God.
    Saint - (n.) One of the blessed in heaven.
    Saint - (n.) One canonized by the church.
    Saint - (v. t.) To make a saint of; to enroll among the saints by an offical act, as of the pope; to canonize; to give the title or reputation of a saint to (some one).
    Saint - (v. i.) To act or live as a saint.
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    All Saints - () Alt. of All Saints'
    All Saints' - () The first day of November, called, also, Allhallows or Hallowmas; a feast day kept in honor of all the saints; also, the season of this festival.
    Besaint - (v. t.) To make a saint of.
    Eye-saint - (n.) An object of interest to the eye; one worshiped with the eyes.
    Latter-day saint - () A Mormon; -- the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints being the name assumed by the whole body of Mormons.
    Sainted - (imp. & p. p.) of Saint
    Sainting - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Saint
    Saintdom - (n.) The state or character of a saint.
    Sainted - (a.) Consecrated; sacred; holy; pious.
    Sainted - (a.) Entered into heaven; -- a euphemism for dead.
    Saintess - (n.) A female saint.
    Sainthood - (n.) The state of being a saint; the condition of a saint.
    Sainthood - (n.) The order, or united body, of saints; saints, considered collectively.
    Saintish - (a.) Somewhat saintlike; -- used ironically.
    Saintism - (n.) The character or quality of saints; also, hypocritical pretense of holiness.
    Saintlike - (a.) Resembling a saint; suiting a saint; becoming a saint; saintly.
    Saintliness - (n.) Quality of being saintly.
    Saintly - (superl.) Like a saint; becoming a holy person.
    Saintologist - (n.) One who writes the lives of saints.
    Saintship - (n.) The character or qualities of a saint.
    Saint-Simonian - (n.) A follower of the Count de St. Simon, who died in 1825, and who maintained that the principle of property held in common, and the just division of the fruits of common labor among the members of society, are the true remedy for the social evils which exist.
    Saint-Simonianism - (n.) The principles, doctrines, or practice of the Saint-Simonians; -- called also Saint- Simonism.
    Unsaint - (v. t.) To deprive of saintship; to deny sanctity to.
    Unsaintly - (a.) Unbecoming to a saint.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    Saint - n. (abbr. St or s; pl. Sts or ss) 1 holy or (in some churches) formally canonized person regarded as worthy of special veneration. 2 very virtuous person. v. (as sainted adj.) Saintly. sainthood n. Saintlike adj. [latin sanctus holy]
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    Oxford: Definition: Similar or Containing
    All saints' day - n. 1 nov., christian festival in honour of saints.
    All saints' day - n. 1 nov., christian festival in honour of saints.
    Latter-day saints - n.pl. Mormons' name for themselves.
    Patron saint - n. Saint regarded as protecting a person, place, activity, etc.
    Saintly - adj. (-ier, -iest) very holy or virtuous. saintliness n.

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