Definition of Reliques

1. Noun. (plural of relique) ¹



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Definition of Reliques

1. relique [n] - See also: relique

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Reliques

relinquishes
relinquishing
relinquishment
relinquishments
relinquisht
reliquaries
reliquary
relique
reliquefaction
reliquefication
reliquefied
reliquefies
reliquefy
reliquefying
reliquely
reliques (current term)
reliquiae
reliquian
reliquidate
reliquidated
reliquidates
reliquidating
reliquidation
reliquidations
reliquification
reliquified
reliquifies
reliquify
reliquifying
relish

Literary usage of Reliques

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1. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, Sir Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1909)
"The appeal of the reliques was simpler and more straightforward. The love of action and adventure, the joy of battle and of freedom unchecked by law, ..."

2. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1861)
"... (chests) of reliques were laid; and again, any »acred place or place of prayer. To this I may append an extract from one of the Rev. ..."

3. Science and Health, with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy, H. Tetu, Wilfrid Philip Ward (1889)
"CHAPITRE IV Translation des reliques de saint Paul. ... Mgr de Raint-Vallier avait apporté plusieurs reliques précieuses appartenant à l'abbaye de Maubec, ..."

4. Letters of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. by Samuel Johnson (1892)
"His reliques of Ancient English Poetry did not appear till 1765; nevertheless it is no doubt this work which was the subject of this letter. ..."

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