Definition of Reliquary. Meaning of Reliquary. Synonyms of Reliquary

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Definition of Reliquary

Reliquary
Reliquary Rel"i*qua*ry (r?l"?-kw?-r?), n.; pl. -ries (-r[i^]z). [LL. reliquiarium, reliquiare: cf. F. reliquaire. See Relic.] A depositary, often a small box or casket, in which relics are kept.

Meaning of Reliquary from wikipedia

- A reliquary (also referred to as a shrine or by the French term châsse) is a container for relics. These may be the purported or actual physical remains...
- Reliquary is the 1997 New York Times best-selling sequel to Relic, by American authors Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child. The legacy of the blood-maddened...
- The Baseball Reliquary is a nonprofit, educational organization "dedicated to fostering an appreciation of American art and culture through the context...
- Holy Thorn Reliquary was probably created in the 1390s in Paris for John, Duke of Berry, to house a relic of the Crown of Thorns. The reliquary was bequeathed...
- a form of the Latin verb relinquere, to "leave behind, or abandon". A reliquary is a shrine that houses one or more religious relics. In ancient Greece...
- Music For Reliquary House / In 1980 I Was A Blue Square is a split album by American electronic musician Daniel Lopatin, known by his stage name Oneohtrix...
- The Reliquary Cross is a small (29.8 × 12.5 cm) French metalwork sculpture dated c. 1180, now in The Cloisters museum in New York. The reliquary cross...
- The Reliquary Cross is a late 10th century Anglo Saxon ivory figure of Christ, set on an Ottonian cross to make a reliquary in the form of a crucifix...
- by a mute laborer. As the group is caught in a rainstorm, the golden reliquary is struck by lightning but shows no damage, further reinforcing the notion...
- removed from the crown and kept in separate reliquaries since soon after they arrived in France. New reliquaries were provided for the relic, one commissioned...
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