Ann, relict of Governor Bradstreet, frees Hannah, a negro servant.
His relict, with a glance at his portrait, shook her head and wiped her eyes.
Margaret Pringle, relict of the deceast John Campbell sive-wright there, &c.
Edwin, promise me you'll never describe me as your 'relict.'
Hugh deserted his wife and went over to the continent, where he presently died; and by-and-by the Earl of Kent married his relict.
How he must have loved this dear relict of his military predecessor!
For one thing, it had a full town hall, built—no less—of honest stone, and probably a relict of the Roman times.
And Judith his relict was a widow now three years and six months.
Mary, relict of the first duke, died here in 1714, at the good old age of 85 years.
As often did the relict fly across the way to express her wonder to the Widow Stone, at the frequency of the rich man's visits.
"a widow," mid-15c., from Old French relict, fem. relicte "person or thing left behind" (especially a widow) and directly from Medieval Latin relicta "a widow," noun use of fem. of relictus "abandoned, left behind," past participle adjective from Latin relinquere "to leave behind" (see relinquish).
relict rel·ict (rěl'ĭkt, rĭ-lĭkt')
Something that has survived; a remnant.