\ɹˈɛlɪks], \ɹˈɛlɪks], \ɹ_ˈɛ_l_ɪ_k_s]\
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The body of a deceased person, or part of it, or their garments or parts of them; anything preserved in remembrance; in the R. Cath. and Gr. Churches, the remains of saints or martyrs, or parts of them, or of their garments, &c., preserved in their churches, which are enjoined to be held in veneration, and which are alleged to be endued, in many instances, with miraculous powers.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.