from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A tomb cut directly in the solid rock.


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  • Weeping and desolate she stood at the low door of the cave-tomb, and stooping to look in again she saw the vision of angels that the other women had seen, "one at the head and the other at the feet, where the body of Jesus had lain."

    Child's Story of the Bible


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