Definition of Relique

1. n. See Relic.



Definition of Relique

1. Noun. (alternative form of relic) ¹

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Definition of Relique

1. relic [n -S] - See also: relic

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Relique

relinked
relinking
relinks
relinquent
relinquish
relinquished
relinquisher
relinquishers
relinquishes
relinquishing
relinquishment
relinquishments
relinquisht
reliquaries
reliquary
relique (current term)
reliquefaction
reliquefication
reliquefied
reliquefies
reliquefy
reliquefying
reliquely
reliques
reliquiae
reliquian
reliquidate
reliquidated
reliquidates
reliquidating

Literary usage of Relique

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1. The Jonson Allusion-Book: A Collection of Allusions to Ben Jonson from 1597-1700 by Jesse Franklin Bradley, Joseph Quincy Adams (1922)
"So, that we must in this your Labour finde Some Image and fair relique of his Minde. [Prefixed to Richard Brome's A ..."

2. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1879)
"Yan't seems to be properly the part. past. This seems to bo a relique of the Cumbrian kingdom. ... relique ..."

3. Nugæ Antiquæ: Being a Miscellaneous Collection of Original Papers, in Prose by John Harington (1804)
"It is curious as a relique of court-craft, but it displays a ' darkness visible' in the character of our politic knight, and proves that he was an early ..."

4. Nugæ Antiquæ: Being a Miscellaneous Collection of Original Papers, in Prose by John Harington (1804)
"It is curious as a relique of court-craft, but it displays a ' darkness visible' in the character of our politic knight, and proves that he was an early ..."

5. London by Charles Knight (1843)
"In 1247, on St. Edward's Day, he set out with his nobles in splendid procession towards St. Paul's, where he received the precious relique which had been ..."

6. Travels in Egypt, Arabia Petræa, and the Holy Land by Stephen Olin (1843)
"relique Hunters.—Desecration of the Tombs—Counterfeit Antiques.—Tact.—Visit to Carnac by Moonlight. —Thebes and its Monuments.—Universal Desolation. ..."

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