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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lychgate, lichgatenoun

    a roofed gate to a churchyard, formerly used as a temporary shelter for the bier during funerals

Wikipedia

  1. Lychgate

    A lychgate, also spelled lichgate, lycugate, lyke-gate or as two separate words lych gate, (from Old English lic, corpse), also wych gate, is a gateway covered with a roof found at the entrance to a traditional English or English-style churchyard. The name resurrection gate is also used. Examples exist also outside the British Isles in places such as Newfoundland, the Upland South and Texas in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Norway, and Sweden.

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  1. lychgate

    A lychgate is a roofed gateway found at the entrance of a traditional English or British churchyard. The term "lychgate" comes from the Old English 'lich', meaning corpse. It used to serve as a ceremonial place where the priest would meet the corpse at a funeral and the bier would rest during part of the service.

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  1. Lychgate

    A lychgate, also spelled lichgate, lycugate, or as two separate words lych gate, is a gateway covered with a roof found at the entrance to a traditional English or English-style churchyard.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Lychgate

    Same as Lichgate.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lychgate in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lychgate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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