In Scotland, however, the old code remained legal and came to be viewed simultaneously as a relic of outmoded ways of life and as a sign of modernity.
The award is something of a quaint relic - freemen have the right to graze sheep on common ground.
The 65,000-square-foot structure was a relic of the 1970s, designed to house the post office's old computer system.
It, in a sense, is a relic of an earlier age of procedure.
The saddle no longer looked like an interesting historical relic but an instrument of torture.
Coombs was a relic of an earlier, gentler time, when the privacy of public officials (even politicians) was normally regarded as sacrosanct.
The doctors who were tending to the Pope during his final hours are auctioning off a sample of the Pope's blood as a holy relic .
No longer a ‘basic sauce’, the demi-glace is now considered to be a relic of an archaic form of cookery referred to respectfully as cuisine classique but no longer practised.
The holy relic is believed to protect the 25 sq. km. former Portuguese colony, on the doorstep of China, from natural disasters.
I hope also to show that perennial philosophy is not an historical relic , a cast-off from an alien time, fit only for the cramped exegesis of modern historians of ideas.