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enshrine


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Enshrine  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  enshrine 
  v  1:  enclose  in  a  shrine,  as  of  an  object  for  religious  purposes 
  [syn:  {shrine}] 
  2:  hold  sacred  [syn:  {saint}] 




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