Definition of Shrivings

1. Noun. (plural of shriving) ¹



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Definition of Shrivings

1. shriving [n] - See also: shriving

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shrivings

shrivel up
shriveled
shriveler
shrivelers
shriveling
shrivelled
shriveller
shrivellers
shrivelling
shrivels
shriven
shriver
shrivers
shrives
shriving
shrivings (current term)
shroff
shroffage
shroffed
shroffing
shroffs
shrog
shrogs
shroom
shroomed
shroomer
shroomers
shroomhead
shroomheads
shrooming

Literary usage of Shrivings

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1. The Ecclesiastical History of Ireland: From the Earliest Period to the by William Dool Killen (1875)
"... to live upon the gain of masses, dirges, shrivings, and such like trumpery, godly abolished by your Majesty. . . . In many places the very walls of the ..."

2. The Ecclesiastical History of Ireland: From the Earliest Period to the by William Dool Killen (1875)
"He immediately afterwards, in the same way, suppresses what is said of " the gain of masses, dirges, shrivings, and such like trumpery. ..."

3. History of the Christian Church by John Fletcher Hurst (1900)
"... are very small; and are wont to live upon the gain of masses, dirges, shrivings, and such like trumpery, godly abolished by your majesty. ..."

4. History of the Christian Church by John Fletcher Hurst (1900)
"... God knoweth, are very small; and are wont to live upon the gain of masses, dirges, shrivings, and such like trumpery, godly abolished by your majesty. ..."

5. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1852)
"There may indeed have been some objectionable things in that era of felicity, such as unprovoked and bloody raids, and mercenary shrivings ; the mass may ..."

6. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1852)
"There may indeed Lave been some objectionable things in that era of felicity, such as unprovoked and bloody raids, and mercenary shrivings ; the mass may ..."

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