Definition of ensepulchre in English:


Line breaks: en|sep¦ul¦chre
Pronunciation: /ɪnˈsɛpəlkə
, ɛn-
(US ensepulcher)


[with object] literary
  • Place in a tomb; bury.
    More example sentences
    • A large quantity of wheat and Indian corn had been secretly buried at the Marquis's Quinta, or Country House; and thirty pipes of good red wine there also ensepulchered.
    • One vast common doom ensepulchres the world.
    • Let the wolves' black maws ensepulchre their brother beast.


early 19th century: from en-1 + sepulchre.

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