Definition of Lychgates

1. lychgate [n] - See also: lychgate



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lychgates

lycanthropists
lycanthropous
lycanthropy
lycea
lycee
lycees
lyceum
lyceums
lych
lych-gate
lych-gates
lychee
lychees
lyches
lychgate
lychgates (current term)
lychnis
lychnises
lychnobite
lychnoscope
lychnoscopes
lycine
lycoctonine
lycodine
lycopenaemia
lycopene
lycopene cyclase-isomerase
lycopenes
lycopenoate
lycopenoates

Literary usage of Lychgates

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Archaeological Journal by British Archaeological Association (1920)
"The concluding sections on unusual types of crosses and on lychgates are brief, and lychgates, though affording scope for picturesque illustration, ..."

2. The Ecclesiologist by Ecclesiological Society (1849)
"lychgates will furnish a sufficiently abundant number of instances, together with the halls of the timber mansions, the rows of Chester, ..."

3. Unbeaten Tracks in Japan: An Account of Travels in the Interior Including by Isabella Lucy Bird (1888)
"Several of the farm-yards have handsome gateways like the ancient "lychgates" of some of our English churchyards much magnified. As animals are not used for ..."

4. Gallant Little Wales: Sketches of Its People, Places and Customs by Jeannette Augustus Marks (1912)
"Like children of yesterday are the mediaeval lychgates through which one passes into the church enclosure and through which is often caught the first ..."

5. Sacred Archæology: A Popular Dictionary of Ecclesiastical Art and by Mackenzie Edward Charles Walcott (1868)
"... and St. Mary's, Beading; doors, as at Beaulieu and Luton; cloisters, like the dean's at Windsor, of the fourteenth century; lychgates, as at Beckenham; ..."

6. Sacred Archæology: A Popular Dictionary of Ecclesiastical Art and by Mackenzie Edward Charles Walcott (1868)
"... Reading; doors, as at Beaulieu and Luton; cloisters, like the dean's at Windsor, of the fourteenth century; lychgates, as at Beckenham; windows, ..."

7. Agriculture in Oxfordshire: A Survey Made on Behalf of The Institute for by John Orr, Cecil Graham Traquair Morison (1916)
"... these troughs in the open are protected by picturesque, thatched roofs, like those erected over the gateways of village churches—the lychgates. ..."

8. One Year in Sweden: Including a Visit to the Isle of Götland by Horace Marryat (1862)
"... two legates from Borne to purchase the relics of the saint, and from the large sum they paid the present church was, with its three lychgates, erected. ..."

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