Definition for SEP'UL-CHER

SEP'UL-CHER, n. [Fr. sepulchre; Sp. and Port. sepulcro; It. sepolcro; from L. sepulchrum, from sepelio, to bury, which seems to be formed with a prefix on the Goth. filhan, to bury.]

A grave; a tomb; the place in which the dead body of a human being is interred, or a place destined for that purpose. Among the Jews, sepulchers were often excavations in rocks. – Is. xxii. Matth. xxvii.

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