sepulchre

Part of speech: verb

To entomb.

Part of speech: noun

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

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Usage examples "sepulchre":

  1. That gigantic mud- slide had in a moment found a common sepulchre for the lot. - "The Heath Hover Mystery", Bertram Mitford.
  2. Why, with thoughtless hand Confine his shade within the narrow bounds Of this poor sepulchre? - "Pharsalia; Dramatic Episodes of the Civil Wars", Lucan.
  3. Four of them were for the four pillars which should support this sepulchre, and four others for the four cross- pieces on which the bier of the dead was to rest. - "The Iroquois Book of Rites", Horatio Hale.