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Meaning of ENSHRINE

Pronunciation:  en'shrIn

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\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

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

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