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French reliquaire

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reliquaire (plural reliquaires)

  1. reliquary (container)

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reliquaire

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reliquaire m (plural reliquaires)

  1. reliquary (container)

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reliquaire m (plural reliquaires)

  1. reliquary (container)
    • 1596, Lettres du Iappon de l'an M. D. XCVI.
      Le diable sentant approcher le reliquaire, commença à ietter de grands cris, & se tourmenter horriblement, disant, Laisse moy, ie sçay bien que tu es Chrestien.
      The devil feeling the reliquary approaching started to cry out, and in horrible agony said "leave me alone, I know that you are Christian."

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reliquaire m (oblique plural reliquaires, nominative singular reliquaires, nominative plural reliquaire)

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