What does the word relict mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A widow.

Usage examples for relict

  1. Rapid as light it shot through her that the relict of Sir Abraham was meant, and this she divined because she was aware that devilish malignity was watching to trip her. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. He certainly looked as if he believed it when Lady Mealhead told him- and his expressive Gallic eyes waxed tender at the mention of her mother, the relict of the late clergyman, whose name had somehow been overlooked by Crockford. – The Sowers by Henry Seton Merriman