A whited sepulcher. Fig.: Any person who is fair outwardly but unclean or vile within. See Matt. xxiii. 27.

(Sep"ul*cher, Sep"ul*chre) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sepulchered or Sepulchred ; p. pr. & vb. n. Sepulchering or Sepulchring ] To bury; to inter; to entomb; as, obscurely sepulchered.

And so sepulchered in such pomp dost lie
That kings for such a tomb would wish to die.

(Se*pul"chral) a. [L. sepulcralis: cf. F. sépulcral.]

1. Of or pertaining to burial, to the grave, or to monuments erected to the memory of the dead; as, a sepulchral stone; a sepulchral inscription.

2. Unnaturally low and grave; hollow in tone; — said of sound, especially of the voice.

This exaggerated dulling of the voice . . . giving what is commonly called a sepulchral tone.
H. Sweet.

(Sep"ul*ture) n. [F. sépulture, L. sepultura, fr. sepelire, sepultum, to bury.]

1. The act of depositing the dead body of a human being in the grave; burial; interment.

Where we may royal sepulture prepare.

2. A sepulcher; a grave; a place of burial.

Drunkeness that is the horrible sepulture of man's reason.

(||Sep"tu*lum) n.; pl. Septula [NL., dim. of L. septum septum.] (Anat.) A little septum; a division between small cavities or parts.

(||Sep"tum) n.; pl. Septa [L. septum, saeptum, an inclosure, hedge, fence, fr. sepire, saepire, to hedge in, inclose.]

1. A wall separating two cavities; a partition; as, the nasal septum.

2. (Bot.) A partition that separates the cells of a fruit.

3. (Zoöl.) (a) One of the radial calcareous plates of a coral. (b) One of the transverse partitions dividing the shell of a mollusk, or of a rhizopod, into several chambers. See Illust. under Nautilus. (c) One of the transverse partitions dividing the body cavity of an annelid.

(Sep"tu*or) n. [F.] (Mus.) A septet.

(Sep"tu*ple) a. [LL. septuplus; cf. Gr. :cf. F. septuple. Cf. Double, Quadruple.] Seven times as much; multiplied by seven; sevenfold.

(Sep"tu*ple), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Septupled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Septupling ] To multiply by seven; to make sevenfold. Sir J. Herschel.

(Sep"ul*cher, Sep"ul*chre) n. [OE. sepulcre, OF. sepulcre, F. sépulcre, fr. L. sepulcrum, sepulchrum, fr. sepelire to bury.] The place in which the dead body of a human being is interred, or a place set apart for that purpose; a grave; a tomb.

The stony entrance of this sepulcher.

The first day of the week cometh Mary Magdalene early, when it was yet dark, unto the sepulcher.
John xx. 1.

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