lychgate

n
ფარული შესასვლელი სასაფლაოზე

English-Georgian dictionary. 2008.

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  • lychgate — meaning ‘a roofed gateway to a churchyard’, should be spelt lych and as one word, and no longer lich . It is derived from the Old English word līc meaning ‘corpse’, because the gateway was formerly used at burials for sheltering a coffin until… …   Modern English usage

  • lychgate — ► NOUN ▪ a roofed gateway to a churchyard, formerly used at burials for sheltering a coffin until the clergyman s arrival. ORIGIN from Old English l c «body» …   English terms dictionary

  • Lychgate — [ Wing Church, Buckinghamshire.] A lychgate, also spelled lichgate, lycugate, or as two separate words lych gate, (from Old English lic , corpse) is a gateway covered with a roof found at the traditional entrance to a (British) churchyard.… …   Wikipedia

  • lychgate — UK [ˈlɪtʃˌɡeɪt] / US noun [countable] Word forms lychgate : singular lychgate plural lychgates a gate with a small roof over it at the entrance to a churchyard …   English dictionary

  • lychgate — lych|gate lichgate [ˈlıtʃgeıt] n a gate with a roof leading into the area surrounding a church …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • lychgate — lych|gate [ lıtʃ,geıt ] noun count a gate with a small roof over it at the entrance to a CHURCHYARD …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • lychgate — see LIKE …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • lychgate — roofed gate of a churchyard Ecclesiastical Terms …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • lychgate — [ lɪtʃgeɪt] noun a roofed gateway to a churchyard, formerly used at burials for sheltering a coffin until the clergyman s arrival. Origin C15: from OE līc body + gate1 …   English new terms dictionary

  • lychgate — /ˈlɪtʃgeɪt/ (say lichgayt) noun → lichgate …   Australian English dictionary

  • lychgate — see LIKE …   Word origins

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