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synonyms for reliquary

  • arca
  • feretory
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How to use reliquary in a sentence

The reliquary containing the “Bell of St Patrick” is covered with knotted work in many varieties.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 10, SLICE 3VARIOUS
Some portion of this miraculous blood was preserved in a phial, which was set in a reliquary and placed upon the altar.
TYROL AND ITS PEOPLECLIVE HOLLAND
Her precious relics in a reliquary, carried on a mule's back, were paraded by ecclesiastics through towns and villages.
THE LIFE OF JOAN OF ARC, VOL. 1 AND 2 (OF 2)ANATOLE FRANCE
And the holy reliquary made the round of the whole city, followed by all the people.
THE LIFE OF JOAN OF ARC, VOL. 1 AND 2 (OF 2)ANATOLE FRANCE
Around her neck she would wear a long chain with a handsome old reliquary attached to it.
THE FOUR CORNERS ABROADAMY ELLA BLANCHARD
The reliquary containing the "Corporal," or linen cloth of the Miracle of Bolsena, is kept over the altar.
CATHEDRAL CITIES OF ITALYWILLIAM WIEHE COLLINS
This reliquary is a fine piece of silver-gilt work, with two dozen beautiful panels of blue enamel.
CATHEDRAL CITIES OF ITALYWILLIAM WIEHE COLLINS
"You have seen the Power itself," he murmured, and with trembling hands restored the reliquary to his breast.
A SON OF PERDITIONFERGUS HUME
"Don Louis still has your reliquary," he muttered in so low a voice that she guessed the words rather than heard them.
THE GOLD-SEEKERSGUSTAVE AIMARD
I have not been able to learn when this silver reliquary or case was made.
CATHOLIC WORLD, VOL. XIII, APRIL TO SEPTEMBER, 1871VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO RELIQUARY

  • bin
  • bureau
  • cabinet
  • carton
  • case
  • casket
  • chiffonier
  • coffer
  • commode
  • crate
  • exchequer
  • pyxis
  • receptacle
  • reliquary
  • strongbox
  • treasury
  • trunk
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