Associations to the word «Relic»


RELIC, noun. That which remains; that which is left after loss or decay; a remaining portion.
RELIC, noun. Something old kept for sentimental reasons.
RELIC, noun. (religion) A part of the body of a saint, or an ancient religious object, kept for veneration.
RELIC SUNDAY, noun. (now historical) A Sunday when a church's relics are especially venerated.

Dictionary definition

RELIC, noun. An antiquity that has survived from the distant past.
RELIC, noun. Something of sentimental value.

Wise words

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