relic[ rel-ik ]SEE DEFINITION OF relic
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RELIC
I found it in this cell, after the death of the martyr, and have preserved it as a relic.
The mistresses of the present princes are a relic of polygamy.
I brought out my relic of other days, and displayed it to the boys in the shanty.
But, after all, this is an old-fashioned method, and the rhinoceros is a relic.
"A wonderful talisman is the relic of a good mother, sir," said the old parson.
He found one, after a time, the relic of a ham, with a good deal of meat on it.
There are other countries where this relic of the barbaric ages doesn't exist.
The boot and shoe portion of the first sign was a relic of other days.
Here is the famous "triangular bridge," a relic of the abbey.
It is a relic of antiquity that we ought to get rid of at once.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR RELIC
- of old
- of yore