/lich/, n.
Brit. Obs. lich.

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  • lych — lych·nis; lych·no·scope; lych·no·scop·ic; …   English syllables

  • lych-gate — or lych gate also lich gate (lĭchʹgāt ) n. A roofed gateway to a churchyard used originally as a resting place for a bier before burial.   [Middle English lycheyate: lyche, corpse, body (from Old English līc. See līk + …   Universalium

  • Lych gate — n. See under {Lich}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • lych gate — lych′ gate n. lich gate …   From formal English to slang

  • lych gate — [lich] n. LICH GATE …   English World dictionary

  • lych gate — lych gate, = lich gate. (Cf. ↑lich gate) …   Useful english dictionary

  • lych|nis — «LIHK nihs», noun. any one of a group of plants of the pink family having showy red or white flowers, such as the rose campion and the ragged robin. ╂[< Latin lychnis < Greek lychnís some kind of brilliant red flower < lýchnos lamp] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lych Gate —    The word lych, derived from the Anglo Saxon lie, or the German leiche, means a body, especially a dead body, a corpse. The term lych gate is the old name given to a churchyard gate with a porch or covering, under which a bier may be rested… …   American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • lych — /lich/, n. Brit. Obs. lich. * * * …   Universalium

  • lych — n. (British) body; trunk; corpse, dead body …   English contemporary dictionary

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