Lych-gate



noun
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noun
1.
a roofed gate to a churchyard under which a bier is set down during a burial service to await the coming of the clergyman.
/lɪtʃ/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of lych gate
/lɪtʃ/
noun
1.
a roofed gate to a churchyard, formerly used during funerals as a temporary shelter for the bier

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