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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lich  \Lich\  (l[i^]k),  a. 
  Like  [Obs.]  --Chaucer.  Spenser. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lich  \Lich\  (l[i^]ch),  n.  [AS.  l[=i]c  body.  See  {Like},  a.] 
  A  dead  body;  a  corpse.  [Obs.] 
 
  {Lich  fowl}  (Zo["o]l.),  the  European  goatsucker;  --  called 
  also  {lich  owl}. 
 
  {Lich  gate},  a  covered  gate  through  which  the  corpse  was 
  carried  to  the  church  or  burial  place  and  where  the  bier 
  was  placed  to  await  the  clergyman;  a  corpse  gate.  [Prov. 
  Eng.]  --Halliwell. 
 
  {Lich  wake},  the  wake,  or  watching,  held  over  a  corpse  before 
  burial.  [Prov  Eng.]  --Chaucer. 
 
  {Lich  wall},  the  wall  of  a  churchyard  or  burying  ground. 
 
  {Lich  way},  the  path  by  which  the  dead  are  carried  to  the 
  grave.  [Prov.  Eng.] 




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