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ensepulchre

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

Definition of ensepulchre in English:

verb

[with object] literary
Place in a tomb; bury.
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.

Origin

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

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