Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An underground burial-vault.

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Examples

  • Men-an-tol in Cornwall may well be all that is left of a chamber-tomb of some kind.

    Rough Stone Monuments and Their Builders

  • Vaphio cups, found in a _tholos_ chamber-tomb near Amyclae, the men are "long-haired Achaeans," with heavy, pendent locks, like the man on a pyxis from Knossos, published by Mr. Evans; they are of another period than the close-cropped men of the vase and dagger.

    Homer and His Age

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