from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Chiefly British Variant of sepulcher.
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- n. A burial chamber.
- v. To place in a sepulchre.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See sepulcher.
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- n. a chamber that is used as a grave
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King Arthur, and the chivalrous train who shed their blood to redeem the holy sepulchre from the hands of the infidels.
Bethlehem (Ge 35: 19), where her sepulchre is still shown.
Ephraim -- The sepulchre is at the modern village Awertah, which, according to Jewish travellers, contains the graves also of Ithamar, the brother of Phinehas, the son of Eleazar [Van De Velde].
It was Mary Magdalene that brought the report to him, as appears, John xx. 1, 2, where this story of his running to the sepulchre is more particularly related.
The sepulchre is still standing See Hobhouse, p. 204. —
What! stuff my mouth with cotton265 ere in sepulchre I’m laid?’
Upon the scrubbed flagstones within the sepulchre was the square, painted in black by my very hand earlier that day and which, now, seemed to give a faint glowing light.
And ye shall understand that before the church of the sepulchre is the city more feeble than in any other part, for the great plain that is between the church and the city.
Within the sepulchre is a partition, and in the further part thereof is a place like an altar, where they say masse, and at the doore thereof is the stone whereupon the Angell sate when he sayde to Marie, He is risen, which stone was also rowled to the doore of the sepulchre.
The altar stone within the sepulchre is of white marble, the place able to confeine but foure persons, right ouer the sepulchre is a deuise or lanterne for light, and ouer that a great louer such as are in England in ancient houses.