lych

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See also: Lych, -lych, and łych

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Noun[edit]

lych (plural lyches)

  1. (obsolete) Alternative spelling of lich
    • 1849, Andrew Trimen, Church and Chapel Architecture, page 114:
      When perfect it comprises a lych path, lych seats, a lych cross, and a lych stone, on which to rest the coffin.
    • 1892, St. C. O'Neill, Devonshire idyls, page 11:
      I'd wish to be a handsome lych, [...] so as not to scare them as come to look at me.

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