Ancient Arabic Order of Nobles of the Mystic Shrine.

See under Shriner.

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  • Ancient Arabic Order of Nobles of the Mystic Shrine — Shrine Shrine (shr[imac]n), n. [OE. schrin, AS. scr[=i]n, from L. scrinium a case, chest, box.] 1. A case, box, or receptacle, especially one in which are deposited sacred relics, as the bones of a saint. [1913 Webster] 2. Any sacred place, as an …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Shrine — (shr[imac]n), n. [OE. schrin, AS. scr[=i]n, from L. scrinium a case, chest, box.] 1. A case, box, or receptacle, especially one in which are deposited sacred relics, as the bones of a saint. [1913 Webster] 2. Any sacred place, as an altar, tromb …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shrine — A shrine, from the Latin scrinium (‘box’; also used as a desk, like the French bureau ) was originally a container, usually made of precious materials, used especially for a relic and often a cult image. By extension it has come to mean a holy or …   Wikipedia

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  • Shriners — Shrine Shrine (shr[imac]n), n. [OE. schrin, AS. scr[=i]n, from L. scrinium a case, chest, box.] 1. A case, box, or receptacle, especially one in which are deposited sacred relics, as the bones of a saint. [1913 Webster] 2. Any sacred place, as an …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shriner — /shruy neuhr/, n. a member of a fraternal order (Ancient Arabic Order of Nobles of the Mystic Shrine) that is an auxiliary of the Masonic order and is dedicated to good fellowship, health programs, charitable works, etc. [1885 90, Amer.; SHRINE + …   Universalium

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