Search Result for "sepulchre":
Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a chamber that is used as a grave;
[syn: burial chamber, sepulcher, sepulchre, sepulture]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sepulcher \Sep"ul*cher\, Sepulchre \Sep"ul*chre\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sepulcheredor Sepulchred; p. pr. & vb. n. Sepulcheringor Sepulchring.] To bury; to inter; to entomb; as, obscurely sepulchered. [1913 Webster] And so sepulchered in such pomp dost lie That kings for such a tomb would wish to die. --Milton. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sepulcher \Sep"ul*cher\, Sepulchre \Sep"ul*chre\, n. [OE. sepulcre, OF. sepulcre, F. s['e]pulcre, fr. L. sepulcrum, sepulchrum, fr. sepelire to bury.] The place in which the dead body of a human being is interred, or a place set apart for that purpose; a grave; a tomb. [1913 Webster] The stony entrance of this sepulcher. --Shak. [1913 Webster] The first day of the week cometh Mary Magdalene early, when it was yet dark, unto the sepulcher. --John xx. 1. [1913 Webster] A whited sepulcher. Fig.: Any person who is fair outwardly but unclean or vile within. See --Matt. xxiii. 27. [1913 Webster] Sepulcher




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