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See also: lychgate
- lychgate, lych gate, lichgate, lich-gate, lich gate, litchgate, litch-gate, litch gate, lytchgate, lytch-gate, lytch gate, lykegate, lyke-gate, lyke gate
- A churchyard gateway with a roof, under which a corpse was laid during a funeral to await the arrival of the clergyman.
- 1851, Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, The Moorland Cottage, HTML edition, Project Gutenburg, published 2004:
- If you take the turn to the left, after you pass the lyke-gate at Combehurst Church, …