Definition of sepulcher in English:
A small room or monument, cut in rock or built of stone, in which a dead person is laid or buried.
- And he took it down, wrapped it in a long linen swathing cloth, and laid it in an unused sepulchre hewn from the rock.
- The place seemed as an open tomb, an unsealed sepulcher, a deathly resting place, quietly awaiting corpses to crowd its halls and fulfill its purpose.
- So they went, and made the sepulchre sure, sealing the stone, and setting a watch.
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