Definition for SHRINE

SHRINE, n. [Sax. scrin; G. schrein; Sw. skrin; L. scrinium; It. scrigno; Fr. ecrin. See Skreen.]

A case or box particularly applied to a case in which sacred things are deposited. Hence we hear much of shrines for relics. Come, offer at my shrine, and I will help thee. – Shak.

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