Shrive sentence examples

shrive
  • Oppressed by the weight of his crimes, he summoned the unyielding prior to shrive his soul.

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  • Reaching Beaton's Mill he revealed his identity, and, according to the popular story, was killed on the 11 th of June 1488 by a soldier in the guise of a priest who had been called in to shrive him.

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  • schreiben), through the Anglo-Saxon scrifan, to shrive, impose a penance, to judge.

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  • Dict.) derives the word "shrive," of which "shrove" is the past tense, ultimately from the Lat.

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