lich

[ lich ]
/ lɪtʃ /

noun British Obsolete.

the body; the trunk.
a dead body; corpse.

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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
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