What does the word sepulchre mean?

Usage examples for sepulchre

  1. That gigantic mud- slide had in a moment found a common sepulchre for the lot. – The Heath Hover Mystery by 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 by 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 by Horatio Hale