Shrift Definition

shrĭft
noun
The act of shriving.
Webster's New World
Confession to and absolution by a priest.
Webster's New World
Absolution given by a priest.
American Heritage
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Other Word Forms of Shrift

Noun

Singular:
shrift
Plural:
shrifts

Origin of Shrift

  • Middle English from Old English scrift from Latin scrīptum something written from neuter past participle of scrībere to write shrive

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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