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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Holy Wars
 
are to extirpate “heresy,” or to extend what the state supposes to be the one true religion. The Crusades, the Thirty-Years’ War, the wars against the Albigenses, etc., were so called.   1
 


 Holy Saturday.Holy Water. 

 
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