Definition of Shrives

1. Verb. (third-person singular of shrive) ¹



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Definition of Shrives

1. shrive [v] - See also: shrive

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shrives

shrived
shrivel
shrivel up
shriveled
shriveler
shrivelers
shriveling
shrivelled
shriveller
shrivellers
shrivelling
shrivels
shriven
shriver
shrivers
shrives (current term)
shriving
shrivings
shroff
shroffage
shroffed
shroffing
shroffs
shrog
shrogs
shroom
shroomed
shroomer
shroomers
shroomhead

Literary usage of Shrives

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1. Reports of Cases in Criminal Law Argued and Determined in All the Courts in by Edward William Cox (1882)
"Third count: And the jurors aforesaid, upon their oath aforesaid, do further present that the said John O'Callaghan, Phillip shrives, William Stroud, ..."

2. A Chronicle of England During the Reigns of the Tudors, from A.D. 1485 to 1559 by Charles Wriothesley (1875)
"... the mayre to have but 7 dishes at the moste at dinner or supper at one messe for his owne table, and the shrives but 6 dishes, and every alderman ..."

3. Cases Argued and Determined in the Courts of Common Pleas & Exchequer by Great Britain Court of Common Pleas, John Bayly Moore, Great Britain Court of Exchequer Chamber, Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, John Scott (1834)
"James King and John King (the trustees and executors) had therefore, since the death of the testator, entered into a contract with W illiam shrives (the ..."

4. Decisions of the Department of the Interior and the General Land Office in by United States Dept. of the Interior, United States General Land Office (1901)
"Upon consideration of the proof submitted by shrives, the local officers expressed their opinion to the effect that shrives, in law and equity, was entitled ..."

5. Decisions of the Department of the Interior and the General Land Office in by United States Dept. of the Interior, United States General Land Office (1901)
"Upon consideration of the proof submitted by shrives, the local officers expressed their opinion to the effect that shrives, in law mid equity, was entitled ..."

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