[ lich ]
/ lɪtʃ /
noun British Obsolete.
the body; the trunk.
a dead body; corpse.
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Also lych .
Origin of lich
First recorded before 900; Middle English liche “body (alive or dead),” Old English līc; cognate with Dutch lijk, German Leiche, Old Norse līk, Gothic leik. See like1
Words nearby lich
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Example sentences from the Web for lich
Lichen, lī′ken, lich′en, n. one of an order of cellular flowerless plants: an eruption on the skin.