from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A burial vault.
- n. A receptacle for sacred relics, especially in an altar.
- transitive v. To place into a sepulcher; inter.
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- n. A burial chamber.
- v. To bury the dead.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. 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.
- transitive v. To bury; to inter; to entomb.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A tomb; a cave, building, etc., for interment; a burial-vault.
- n. In eccles. arch., a recess in some early churches, in which were placed on Good Friday, with appropriate ceremonies, the cross, the reserved sacrament, and the sacramental plate, and from which they were taken at high mass on Easter, to typify the burial and resurrection of Christ.
- To bury; inter; entomb.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a chamber that is used as a grave
Middle English sepulcre, from Old French, from Latin sepulcrum, sepulchrum, from sepultus, past participle of sepelīre, to bury the dead.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)