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líc-rest

  • noun [ feminine ]
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líc-rest, e; f.
A place of rest for a dead body, tomb, sepulchre
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  • Hé hæfde ðæt land syððan him sylfon tó lícreste

    he had the land afterwards for his own burial place,

      Gen. 23, 20.
  • On líchryste

    in cœmeterio,

      Hpt. Gl. 507, 67.
  • Man slóh án geteld ofer ða hálgan bán binnan ðære lícreste,

      Swt. A. S. Rdr. 100, 150.
  • Heó hyre lícreste geceás ón élíg byrig

    she chose her burial place in Ely,

      Lchdm. iii. 430, 17.
Etymology
[Laym. þu hit scalt leden to ðere lichraste ... þer þine wines liggeþ.]
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