Definition of Holy ghost

1. Noun. The third person in the Trinity; Jesus promised the Apostles that he would send the Holy Spirit after his Crucifixion and Resurrection; it came on Pentecost.

Exact synonyms: Holy Spirit, Paraclete
Generic synonyms: Hypostasis, Hypostasis Of Christ

Definition of Holy ghost

1. Proper noun. (Christianity) One of the three distinct person Persons or hypostasis Hypostases of the Holy Trinity, the others being God the Father and God the Son (Jesus). ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Holy Ghost

Holstein-Lewis fracture
Holt-Oram syndrome
Holter monitoring
Holthouse's hernia
Holy Alliance
Holy Book
Holy Bread
Holy City
Holy Communion
Holy Eucharist
Holy Father
Holy Ghost
Holy Grail
Holy Innocents' Day
Holy Joe
Holy Land
Holy Mother
Holy Mother of God
Holy Roller
Holy Rollers
Holy Roman Emperor
Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II
Holy Roman Empire
Holy Sacrament
Holy Scripture

Literary usage of Holy ghost

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"This was an abuse to which Pius II put an end by appropriating these prebends of the holy ghost to a new order founded by him in 1459 under the name of Our ..."

2. The Works of George Fox by George Fox (1831)
"did, so do ye; and these were rebels against the holy ghost, who rebelled against the prophets, rebelled against Christ, rebelled against the apostles, yea, ..."

3. An exposition of the Creed by John Pearson, Apostles' creed, Edward Burton (1847)
"fore the holy ghost is not the Son. Again, he, whose coming depended upon the Son's ... But the coming of the holy ghost depended upon the Son's departing, ..."

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