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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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lychgatelych‧gate, lichgate /ˈlɪtʃɡeɪt/ noun [countable]  TBRRCa gate with a roof leading into the area surrounding a church
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lychgateThere are two gates to the church, a lychgate from the main road side, the other on Town Street.As they waited, Maltravers silently took the torch from Sally Baker's hand, then they stiffened as the lychgate creaked.
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