the body; the trunk.
a dead body; corpse.
- Also lych .
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How to use lich in a sentence
At the entrance to the graveyard is the lich-gate and mortuary, where many wrecked seamen were taken for burial.The Cornwall Coast | Arthur L. Salmon
Nest lich nan ne gurde hire wi na cunne gurdles : bute urh schriftes leaue.
She referred to the thick, solid, stone wall enclosing the grounds, and the beautiful lich-gate that stood over the entrance.The House With Sixty Closets | Frank Samuel Child
By a little judicious elbowing, Dorothy managed to secure a place where she had a tolerable view of the path and the lich-gate.A Pair of Schoolgirls | Angela Brazil
Lych is the Saxon word for a dead body, from which lich-field, “the field of dead bodies,” is derived.English Villages | P. H. Ditchfield