Sepulchre

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SEPULCHRE. The place where a corpse is buried. The violation of sepulchres is a misdemeanor at common law. Vide Dead bodies.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The confraternities spent lavishly on a vast number of oratories, sepulchers, altars, stage sets, paintings, flags, cloth, and other objects.
The family was in church, up in the front, listening to the Sunday sermon, when the pastor cranked into a froth about, and I'm paraphrasing here, hypocrites and whited sepulchers.