verb (used with object), shrined, shrin·ing.
Origin of shrine
Examples from the Web for shrine
Many clients come from the neighborhood surrounding the shrine.
Denied in his green-card application, he said, “I came instantly that day,” to the shrine.
One of the most important rooms in the temple is the shrine of Sheik Adi ibn Musafir.Fighting Back With Faith: Inside the Yezidis’ Iraqi Temple|Michael Luongo|August 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In a long struggle with a smack addiction, he made novenas at the Shrine of St. Jude, patron of hopeless cases.The Cradle of Jazz, Blues and Gospel Endlessly Rocking|Jason Berry|April 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Justin Bieber was forced to apologize for his visit to the shrine this week.
We were on our way to the capital, having been on a pilgrimage to the shrine of Omine.Warriors of Old Japan and Other Stories|Yei Theodora Ozaki
He makes witty remarks that would make a saint in her shrine die of laughing.Marguerite de Valois|Alexandre Dumas
Bangi, in Ilocos Norte, had a shrine in which was the image of a child with a lamb.Myths & Legends of our New Possessions & Protectorate|Charles M. Skinner
A decorous procession was headed by the piebald pony of the shrine.The Foundations of Japan|J.W. Robertson Scott
In the depths of the shrine is said to be a cleft in the rock, adored as the Yoni of Śakti.Hinduism And Buddhism, Volume II. (of 3)|Charles Eliot
British Dictionary definitions for shrine
Word Origin for shrine
Word Origin and History for shrine
Old English scrin "ark (of the covenant); chest, coffer; case for relics," from Latin scrinium "case or box for keeping papers," of unknown origin. From late 14c. as "a tomb of a saint" (usually elaborate and large). A widespread word, cf. Dutch schrijn, German Schrein, French écrin, Russian skrynya, Lithuanian skrine.