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shrift



Pronunciation: (shrift), [key]
n. Archaic.
1. the imposition of penance by a priest on a penitent after confession.
2. absolution or remission of sins granted after confession and penance.
3. confession to a priest.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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