Noun(1) an antiquity that has survived from the distant past(2) something of sentimental value
(1) The 65,000-square-foot structure was a relic of the 1970s, designed to house the post office's old computer system.(2) Coombs was a relic of an earlier, gentler time, when the privacy of public officials (even politicians) was normally regarded as sacrosanct.(3) The doctors who were tending to the Pope during his final hours are auctioning off a sample of the Pope's blood as a holy relic .(4) The holy relic is believed to protect the 25 sq. km. former Portuguese colony, on the doorstep of China, from natural disasters.(5) the supermodel has become an embarrassing relic from the early 1990s(6) What is so important about her is that even at the age of 92, she is no relic of the early twentieth century but continues to be a prolific commentator on her world.(7) I hope also to show that perennial philosophy is not an historical relic , a cast-off from an alien time, fit only for the cramped exegesis of modern historians of ideas.(8) It, in a sense, is a relic of an earlier age of procedure.(9) The award is something of a quaint relic - freemen have the right to graze sheep on common ground.(10) The violence he remembered was no local riot: it was part of a chain of violence that had been set off by the theft of a holy relic from the Hazrat Bal mosque in 1964.(11) Indeed, there is a relic in the historical museum of the University of Lund which is said to be a piece of the tree under which the Holy Family rested on their famous journey.(12) To them, Sonny was an anachronism, a relic from a primitive time when the locomotive was technology's cutting edge.(13) By the 1840s, however, there was growing interest in antiques, and this bowl may well have been given to the church as a historical relic .(14) But in election year 2004, the film views like a historical relic .(15) In Scotland, however, the old code remained legal and came to be viewed simultaneously as a relic of outmoded ways of life and as a sign of modernity.(16) The saddle no longer looked like an interesting historical relic but an instrument of torture.
(1) cultural relic :: jan kiltirèl
1. artifact ::
3. token ::
Different Formsrelic, relics
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