Definition of Holy man
1. Noun. Person of exceptional holiness.
Specialized synonyms: Buddha, Fakeer, Fakir, Faqir, Faquir
Generic synonyms: Good Person
Derivative terms: Angelical, Angelical, Angelical, Sainthood, Sainthood, Saintly, Sanctify, Sanctify
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Literary usage of Holy man
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1. Curiosities of Popular Customs and of Rites, Ceremonies, Observances, and by William Shepard Walsh (1897)
"There is nothing to prevent the holy man from lighting it with a surreptitious lucifer match. But to suspect this would be blasphemy. ..."
2. The Mediaeval Mind: A History of the Development of Thought and Emotion in by Henry Osborn Taylor (1919)
"At this point his biographer proceeds: "Whoever hears that the holy man so often ... Hun the holy man for his carnal impurity not only chided by word but ..."