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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- An ornate often portable bier for the relics of a saint.

Usage examples (22)
  • It was placed just west of the feretory of S. Richard.
  • The entire feretory was overlaid with gold and crusted with gems.
  • This seriously affected Chichester, as the fate of the feretory of S. Richard was involved by the mandate.
  • Sir Robert Smirke in 1807 put up work which consisted chiefly of panelling, which was affixed to the easternmost wall of the feretory. for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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