sepulcher

Part of speech: verb

To entomb.

Part of speech: noun

A burial- place, as in a rock; tomb.

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Usage examples "sepulcher":

  1. Beneath the flooding radiance sprawled Keeper and the great inert Globe that was the Goddess woman's sepulcher. - "The Metal Monster", A. Merritt.
  2. Now fall her beams till slope and plain assume The whiteness of a land whence life is fled; And shadows that a sepulcher might shed Move livid as the stealthy hands of doom. - "The Star-Treader and other poems", Clark Ashton Smith.
  3. This is an office of the sepulcher, and has five personages: an angel, the guardian of the tomb and the three Maries. - "Some Forerunners of Italian Opera", William James Henderson.