(?), n. [OE. shrift, schrift, AS. scrift, fr. scrfan to shrive. See Shrive.] 1. The act of shriving.
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In shrift and preaching is my diligence.
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2. Confession made to a priest, and the absolution consequent upon it. Chaucer.
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Have you got leave to go to shrift to-day?
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Therefore, my lord, address you to your shrift,
And be yourself; for you must die this instant.
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Shrift father, a priest to whom confession is made.
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