feretory


noun, plural fer·e·to·ries.

  1. a container for the relics of a saint; reliquary.
  2. an enclosure or area within a church where such a reliquary is kept.
  3. a portable bier or shrine.

noun plural -ries mainly RC Church

  1. a shrine, usually portable, for a saint’s relics
  2. the chapel in which a shrine is kept

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