lich (plural liches)
(archaic) A corpse or dead body. [from 9th c.]
(fantasy, roleplay) A reanimated corpse or undead being, particularly a still-intelligent undead spellcaster.
lich (comparative more lich, superlative most lich)
(obsolete) Like; resembling; equal.
Definition: Like. [Obs.] Chaucer. Spenser.
Lich, n. Etym: [AS.lic body. See Like, a.]
Definition: A dead body; a corpse. [Obs.] Lich fowl (Zoöl.), the European goatsucker; -- called also lich owl.
– Lich gate, a covered gate through which the corpse was carried to the church or burial place, and where the bier was placed to await clergyman; a corpse gate. [Prov. Eng.] Halliwell.
– Lich wake, the wake, or watching, held over a corpse before burial. [Prov Eng.] Chaucer.
– Lich wall, the wall of a churchyard or burying ground.
– Lich way, the path by which the dead are carried to the grave. [Prov. Eng.]
Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition
5 February 2023
(adjective) (of societies or families) having a female as the family head or having descent traced through the female line
Wordscapes is a popular word game consistently in the top charts of both Google Play Store and Apple App Store. The Android version has more than 10 million installs. This guide will help you get more coins in less than two minutes of playing the game. Continue reading Wordscapes: Get More Coins