Lychgate - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈlɪtʃɡeɪt|  American pronunciation of the word lychgate
Brit.  |ˈlɪtʃɡeɪt|  British pronunciation of the word lychgate

noun

- a roofed gate to a churchyard, formerly used as a temporary shelter for the bier during funerals (syn: lichgate)

Word forms

noun
singular: lychgate
plural: lychgates
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