from The Century Dictionary.

  • See sepulcher.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A burial chamber.
  • verb transitive To place in a sepulchre.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a chamber that is used as a grave


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