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Definition of lychgate noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

lychgate

 noun
(also lichgate) noun
BrE BrE//ˈlɪtʃɡeɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlɪtʃɡeɪt//
 
 
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a gate with a roof at the entrance to a churchyard Word Origin late 15th cent.: from Old English līc ‘body’ + gate.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: lychgate