Septuple

Sep"tu*ple

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

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Sep"ul*chre

} (?), n. [OE. sepulcre, OF. sepulcre, F. spulcre, 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.
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The stony entrance of this sepulcher.
Shak.
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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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A whited sepulcher. Fig.: Any person who is fair outwardly but unclean or vile within. See Matt. xxiii. 27.
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{

Sep"ul*cher

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