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Word: crypt

Definition: secret recess or vault usually used for burial; underground room (under a church)


Sentences Containing 'crypt'

The two coffins were placed on trestles previously prepared for their reception in the right hand crypt belonging to the Saint Meran family.
``There,''said the sentinel, pointing over his shoulder to a spacious crypt, hollowed out of the rock, the lights from which shone into the passage through the large arched openings.

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