Definition for word sacred.
Sacred Sa"cred, a. [Originally p. p. of OE. sacren to
consecrate, F. sacrer, fr. L. sacrare, fr. sacer sacred,
holy, cursed. Cf. Consecrate, Execrate, Saint,
1. Set apart by solemn religious ceremony; especially, in a
good sense, made holy; set apart to religious use;
consecrated; not profane or common; as, a sacred place; a
sacred day; sacred service.
2. Relating to religion, or to the services of religion; not
secular; religious; as, sacred history.
Smit with the love of sacred song. --Milton.
3. Designated or exalted by a divine sanction; possessing the
highest title to obedience, honor, reverence, or
veneration; entitled to extreme reverence; venerable.
Such neighbor nearness to our sacred [royal] blood
Should nothing privilege him. --Shak.
Poet and saint to thee alone were given, The two
most sacred names of earth and heaven. --Cowley.
4. Hence, not to be profaned or violated; inviolable.
Secrets of marriage still are sacred held. --Dryden.
5. Consecrated; dedicated; devoted; -- with to.
A temple, sacred to the queen of love. --Dryden.
6. Solemnly devoted, in a bad sense, as to evil, vengeance,
curse, or the like; accursed; baleful. [Archaic]
But, to destruction sacred and devote. --Milton.
Explination we found from Wikipedia for sacred.
- attorney-general, transvaal
1993 (2) sacr 587 (a). attorney-general, venda
1992 (2) sacr 594 (v). 2007 (2) sacr 137 (w).
- the sacring
bell, also known
as the sanctus
bell , is the bell which rings
when the host is elevated
at the celebration
of high mass .-:
- ex parte minister
security: in re s v walters
2002 (4) sacr 105 (cc). govender
2001 (4) sa
bell (also known
bell) may refer
to: a particular
type of church
bell hung in a church tower
or bell-cot. the small
- (2) sa 1 (a) at 10 s v mathlare
2000 (2) sacr 515 (sca)s v boesak
2000 (1) sacr 632 (sca)law of evidence amendment
act 45 of 1988 mdani
- dpp, transvaal
2007 (2) sacr 217 (sca). ex parte minister
of justice: in re r v jacobson
& levy 1931 ad 466. ex parte
- national director
of public prosecutions
v king 2010 (2) sacr 146 (sca) (2010 (7) bclr 656; 2010 3 all sa 304). another
2007 (2) sacr 56 (w).
- s v tembani
1999 (1) sacr 192 (w), where
the witwatersrand local division appeared
the proximate cause approach
to the issue
: s v cunningham
2004 (2) sacr 16 (e). s v d 1995 (2) sacr 502 (c). s v ingram
1999 (2) sacr 127 (w). s v maki 1994 (2) sacr 414
and missals: sacr.', lxxi, edited
in his 'monumenta sacra
et profana', viii, the ordinary