Lych



[lich] /lɪtʃ/

noun
1.
British Obsolete. .
[lich] /lɪtʃ/
noun, British Obsolete.
1.
the body; the trunk.
2.
a dead body; corpse.
n.

also litch, lych, “body, corpse,” southern England dialectal survival of Old English lic “body, dead body, corpse,” cognate with Old Frisian lik, Dutch lijk, Old High German lih, German leiche “dead body,” Old Norse lik, Danish lig, Gothic leik, from Proto-Germanic *likow. Cf. litch-gate “roofed gate to a churchyard under which a bier is placed to await the coming of the clergyman.”

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Lychee

    [lee-chee] /ˈli tʃi/ noun, plural litchis. 1. the fruit of a Chinese tree, Litchi chinensis, of the soapberry family, consisting of a thin, brittle shell enclosing a sweet, jellylike pulp and a single seed. 2. the tree itself. /ˌlaɪˈtʃiː/ noun 1. a variant spelling of litchi /ˌlaɪˈtʃiː/ noun 1. a Chinese sapindaceous tree, Litchi chinensis, […]

  • Lych-gate

    noun 1. . 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 […]



  • Lychnis

    [lik-nis] /ˈlɪk nɪs/ noun 1. any showy-flowered plant belonging to the genus Lychnis, of the pink family. /ˈlɪknɪs/ noun 1. any caryophyllaceous plant of the genus Lychnis, having red, pink, or white five-petalled flowers See also ragged robin

  • Lychnoscope

    [lik-nuh-skohp] /ˈlɪk nəˌskoʊp/ noun 1. .



Disclaimer: Lych definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.