Words nearby shriven
OTHER WORDS FROM shrivenun·shriv·en, adjective
Definition for shriven (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), shrove or shrived, shriv·en or shrived, shriv·ing.
verb (used without object), shrove or shrived, shriv·en or shrived, shriv·ing. Archaic.
Origin of shrive
OTHER WORDS FROM shriveun·shrived, adjective
Examples from the Web for shriven
But Arthur's commands none dared question, and the unhappy lady was shriven by her ghostly father, and bound to the fatal stake.Historic Tales, Vol 14 (of 15)|Charles Morris
And albeit first the said Count demanded with cries to be shriven; yet did they not grant him a friar or a priest to confess him.Florence and Northern Tuscany with Genoa|Edward Hutton
They crept into the churches where the trembling people were blessed and shriven by the trembling priests.Sir Nigel|Arthur Conan Doyle
Confess to its perfection, and be shriven Of any thought less fair.The Mortal Gods and Other Plays|Olive Tilford Dargan
Father O'Grady's coming had been a pleasure to him, for they had talked together; he had confessed to him; had been shriven.The Lake|George Moore