Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A chest, bookcase, or other place where writings or curiosities are deposited; a shrine.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete A chest, bookcase, or other place, where writings or curiosities are deposited; a shrine.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete A chest or other box for storing valuables.

Etymologies

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From Old French escrin (French écrin), from Latin scrīnium.

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