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Relic \Rel"ic\ (r?l"?k), n. [F. relique, from L. reliquiae, pl.,
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. Wyclif.
The relics of lost innocence. --Kebe.
The fragments, scraps, the bits and greasy relics.
2. The body from which the soul has departed; a corpse;
especially, the body, or some part of the body, of a
deceased saint or martyr; -- usually in the plural when
referring to the whole body.
There are very few treasuries of relics in Italy
that have not a tooth or a bone of this saint.
Thy relics, Rowe, to this fair urn we trust,
And sacred place by Dryden's awful dust. --Pope.
3. Hence, a memorial; anything preserved in remembrance; as,
relics of youthful days or friendships.
The pearls were spilt;
Some lost, some stolen, some as relics kept.