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An example use of saint in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… you know cursed by Saint Vitus and so …”
Saint is a person who is considered holy or who has been honored with a special veneration.
the word saint occurs in english on average 12.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.