What is the origin of the word 'holiday'?

Middle English, from Old English hāligdæg, from hālig holy + dæg day
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Origin of the word HOLIDAY?

It derives from an Old English word Haligdaeg meaning, Holy+day or a religious festival and susequently a day of recreation
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