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relics, plural;
  1. An object surviving from an earlier time, esp. one of historical or sentimental interest

  2. A part of a deceased holy person's body or belongings kept as an object of reverence

  3. An object, custom, or belief that has survived from an earlier time but is now outmoded
    • - individualized computer programming and time-sharing would become expensive relics
  4. All that is left of something
    • - relics of a lost civilization

  1. an antiquity that has survived from the distant past
  2. keepsake: something of sentimental value
  3. A relic is an object or a personal item of religious significance, carefully preserved with an air of veneration as a tangible memorial. Relics are an important aspect of some forms of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Shamanism, and many other religions.
  4. Halo 2 is a first-person shooter video game developed by Bungie Studios. Released for the Xbox video game console on November 9, 2004, the game is the second video game title in the Halo franchise and the sequel to 2001's critically-acclaimed ''''. ...
  5. Relic is a 1995 novel by Douglas J. Preston and Lincoln Child. It received critical praise, and was a New York Times Bestseller. ...
  6. 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. The film stars Tom Sizemore, Penelope Ann Miller, and Linda Hunt. The original music score was composed by John Debney. ...
  7. (Relics (album)) Relics is a compilation album by Pink Floyd released in 1971. The album was released on 14 May in the UK and 15 July in the United States. ...
  8. (Relics (Crash Bandicoot)) Crash Bandicoot is a series of platform video games developed by Radical Entertainment and published by Activision. Initially created by Andy Gavin and Jason Rubin, the series was developed for its first four years by the video game company Naughty Dog. ...
  9. That which remains; that which is left after loss or decay; a remaining portion; Something old kept for sentimental reasons; A part of the body of a saint, or an ancient religious object, kept for veneration
  10. (RELICS) People who have been going to Mass for so long, they actually know when to sit, kneel, and stand.
  11. (Relics) (Gr. Ieipsana agia): The remains from the body of Saint or even a Saint's possessions, such as clothes or vestments. The relics are honored and venerated by all Orthodox. ...
  12. (Relics) The Hirogen collect "relics" from the species they hunt; unusual relics are prized and make the hunter envied by men and pursued by women. (Hunters)
  13. (Relics) The physical remains and effects of saints, which are considered worthy of veneration inasmuch as they represent people who are with God.
  14. (Relics) These are items with set bonuses that can be slotted into Legendary Items. There are three types: Settings, Gems, and Runes.
  15. (relics) An object kept for religious reasons, especially a body part of personal effect of a saint. Also something preserved from the past, a corpse.
  16. the mortal remains, or any components thereof, of a saint; believed to embody the miraculous powers of the saint
  17. means any deposit, object or material evidence:
  18. A holy object or portion of a holy object that maintained a mystical connection with the holy. There were many false relics pawned during the Middle Ages, forgeries no different from the art fakes now sold. ...
  19. A part of the body or an object associated with a holy person; relics were kept in special containers, called reliquaries, which were used for the veneration of the saints.
  20. Relics were believed to be parts of the body of a saint, or of Jesus himself, or objects connected with his life (the cross, for example, or the crown of thorns). ...
  21. A term used for guitars that have a simulated aged look like an authentic vintage model. See Photo.
  22. (n): something of historic interest that has survived from the past. In this case, Scout is referring to a gun that would have been used in the Civil War.
  23. a part of the body of a saint, or some item connected with a saint, the object of particular veneration.
  24. An artifact or item closely associated with a saint or holy person, or some source of spiritual power.
  25. An object venerated by believers because it was associated with a saint; a relic could be something owned by the saint, such as a piece of clothing or a book, but most often was a part of the saint's body.