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Meaning of ENSHRINE

Pronunciation:  en'shrIn

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  enclose in a shrine, as of an object for religious purposes
  2. [v]  hold sacred
 

ENSHRINE is a 8 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: saint, shrine
 
 See Also: enclose, fear, inclose, revere, reverence, shut in, venerate

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\En*shrine"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Enshrined}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Enshrining}.]
To inclose in a shrine or chest; hence, to preserve or
cherish as something sacred; as, to enshrine something in
memory.

      We will enshrine it as holy relic.       --Massinger.

 
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