The holy men, in their saffron robes, sat in a circle, contemplating the master of the universe.
Advanced English Dictionary
+adjective (holier, holiest) 1[usually before noun] connected with God or a particular religion: the Holy Bible / Scriptures + holy ground + a holy war (= one fought to defend the beliefs of a particular religion) + the holy city of Mecca + Islam's holiest shrine Antonym: UNHOLY see also HOLY ORDERS 2 good in a moral and religious way: a holy life / man Antonym: UNHOLY 3[only before noun] (informal) used to emphasize that you are surprised, afraid, etc: Holy cow! What was that? see also HOLIER-THAN-THOU, HOLINESS
Random quote: You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it come true. You may have to work for it, however.: Richard Bach