relic

  1. antiquity that as survived from the distant past
  2. something of sentimental value

Relic

In religion, a relic usually consists of the physical remains of a saint or the personal effects of the saint or venerated person preserved for purposes of veneration as a tangible memorial. Relics are an important aspect of some forms of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Shamanism, and many other religions. The word relic comes from the Latin rel...
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relic

[n] - antiquity that as survived from the distant past
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Relic

• (n.) Hence, a memorial; anything preserved in remembrance; as, relics of youthful days or friendships. • (n.) That which remains; that which is left after loss or decay; a remaining portion; a remnant. • (n.) The body from which the soul has departed; a corpse; especially, the body, or some part of the body, of a deceased saint or ...
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relic

noun an antiquity that has survived from the distant past
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Relic

Rel'ic noun [ French relique , from Latin reliquiae , plural, akin to relinquere to leave behind. See Relinquish .] [ Formerly written also relique .] 1. That which remains; that which is left after loss or decay; a remaining portion; a remnant. Chaucer. ...
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Relic

A sacred object venerated because of its association to a martyr or saint, in certain instances, remains of the saint.
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Relic

An object of religious veneration, especially a piece of the body of a holy person, or of an object associated with that person. In the Christian tradition, relics were especially important throughout the Middle ages. Relics of the Apostles, saints, and other holy persons, as well as bits of the Crown of Thorns, the True Cross, and objects associat...
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relic

in religion, strictly, the mortal remains of a saint; in the broad sense, the term also includes any object that has been in contact with the saint. ... [14 related articles]
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relic

relic 1. An object left over from the past and preserved as a memento or object of veneration. 2. Something kept in remembrance; a souvenir; a memento. A relic is any object surviving from an earlier culture, especially a valuable or symbolic object. In religion, a relic is the mortal remains of a saint and includes any object that has been in c...
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relic

Relics were believed to be parts of the body of a saint, or of Jesus himself, or objects connected with his life (the cross, for example, or the crown of thorns). Many churches and monasteries had a holy shrine where relics were kept, and people would come on pilgrimage to pray before them, or perhaps even to touch them. This was believed to cure d...
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Relic

Sacred items, like the bones of saints or articles of clothing associated with specific saints
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relic

Supposed part of some divine or saintly person, or something closely associated with them. Christian examples include the arm of St Teresa of Avila, the blood of St Januarius, and the True Cross....
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Relic

The physical remains of a saint or biblical figure, or an object closely associated with a saint, bi
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