Examples of relic in a Sentence
a crude stone ax and other relics of the Neanderthals
in my grandparents' attic are many “groovy” relics from the 1960s
Recent Examples of relic from the Web
President Trump periodically registers his totally correct opinion that the legislative filibuster is a stupid relic that the Senate should abolish.
Such unusual features may very well be a relic of the far-away solar system it was formed in—or of its long journey to ours.
From her seventh-floor office in Berlin, Angela Merkel is surrounded by uncomfortable relics of Germany’s 20th century history.
In a contrast to the high-end units at AV8, the lot across the street purchased by Kilroy is a relic of Little Italy’s past as a less-desirable place.
On June 1, this year's All-Star ballots will be released online (paper ballots are a relic of the past), and Ohtani will be listed among the choices for the American League's DH.
But his throwback wardrobe was a relic of Southern gentility that set him apart as an observer rather than participant in the follies of his time.
The hulking post player who has no ability to face-up, run off screens or shoot the basketball was a relic to Beilein back then.
While most royal wedding gowns are one-of-a-kind historical relics never to be seen again aside for mass market interpretations and attempted copys, McCartney is making Meghan's gown available to a select group of her clientele.
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Origin and Etymology of relic
RELIC Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of relic for English Language Learners
: something that is from a past time, place, culture, etc.
: an object (such as a piece of clothing or the bone of a saint) that is considered holy
RELIC Defined for Kids
Definition of relic for Students
- They uncovered relics of an ancient city.
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