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Derelict
Derelict Der"e*lict, n. (Law) (a) A thing voluntary abandoned or willfully cast away by its proper owner, especially a ship abandoned at sea. (b) A tract of land left dry by the sea, and fit for cultivation or use.
Dereliction
Dereliction Der`e*lic"tion, n. [L. derelictio.] 1. The act of leaving with an intention not to reclaim or resume; an utter forsaking abandonment. Cession or dereliction, actual or tacit, of other powers. --Burke. 2. A neglect or omission as if by willful abandonment. A total dereliction of military duties. --Sir W. Scott. 3. The state of being left or abandoned. 4. (Law) A retiring of the sea, occasioning a change of high-water mark, whereby land is gained.
Poureliche
Poureliche Poure"liche`, adv. Poorly. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
Relicly
Relicly Rel"ic*ly, adv. In the manner of relics. [Obs.]
Relict
Relict Rel"ict (-?kt), n. [L. relicta, fr. of relictus, p. p. of relinquere to leave behind. See Relinquish.] A woman whose husband is dead; a widow. Eli dying without issue, Jacob was obliged by law to marry his relict, and so to raise up seed to his brother Eli. --South.
Relicted
Relicted Re*lict"ed (r?-l?kt"?d), a. [L. relictus, p. p.] (Law) Left uncovered, as land by recession of water. --Bouvier.
Reliction
Reliction Re*lic"tion (r?-l?k"sh?n), n. [L. relictio a leaving behind.] (Law) A leaving dry; a recession of the sea or other water, leaving dry land; land left uncovered by such recession. --Burrill.
Tartrelic
Tartrelic Tar*trel"ic, a. [From Tartar the chemical compound.] (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, an anhydride, C4H4O5, of tartaric acid, obtained as a white crystalline deliquescent substance.

Meaning of Relic from wikipedia

- 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...
- New Relic is an American software analytics company based in San Francisco, California. Lew Cirne founded New Relic in 2008 and is the company's CEO....
- The Relic is a 1997 science fiction-horror film directed by Peter Hyams and based on the best-selling novel Relic by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child...
- relic is an object or personal item of religious significance preserved as a tangible memorial. Relic(s) or The Relic may also refer to: The Relic...
- Relic Hunter is a Canadian television series, starring Tia Carrere and Christien Anholt. It centers on Sydney Fox, a professor who is also a globe-trotting...
- Relic Entertainment, re-branded as THQ Canada Inc. between 2004 and 2013, is a Canadian video game developer founded in 1997. The studio specializes in...
- commemoration of a victory over the Persians by Heraclius, as a result of which the relic was returned to Jerusalem. Eusebius of Caesarea, in his Life of Constantine...
- Relic: Guardians of the Museum also known as Guardians of the Museum was a British children's game show on BBC One and CBBC that takes place at the British...
- Relic is a 1995 novel by American authors Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child, and the first in the Special Agent Pendergast series. As a techno-thriller...
- Lara Croft: Relic Run is a free-to-play action-adventure endless runner platforming game for mobile platforms. It was co-developed by Simutronics, Crystal...
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