Sep·ul·cher, Sep·ul·chre n. The place in which the dead body of a human being is interred, or a place set apart for that purpose; a grave; a tomb.
The stony entrance of this sepulcher. --Shak.
The first day of the week cometh Mary Magdalene early, when it was yet dark, unto the sepulcher. --John xx. 1.
A whited sepulcher. Fig.: Any person who is fair outwardly but unclean or vile within. See --Matt. xxiii. 27.
Sep·ul·cher, Sep·ul·chre v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sepulchered or Sepulchred p. pr. & vb. n. Sepulchering or Sepulchring ] To bury; to inter; to entomb; as, obscurely sepulchered.
And so sepulchered in such pomp dost lie
That kings for such a tomb would wish to die. --Milton.
n : a chamber that is used as a grave [syn: burial chamber, sepulchre,