The “home of the NRA gun collection” was as quiet as a crypt.
Note to royal couple: Stay away from Canterbury Cathedral, where Thomas à Becket was whacked near the stairs to the crypt.
In the far corners of the crypt were dozens of boxes of human remains.
Because of the German clothing, they were turned over to the Germans, who interred them in a crypt in France.
But for now, sources tell me, Michael Jackson will be stored in a crypt almost directly underneath the Last Supper masterpiece.
The crypt of the castle, where Fiora lies upon her bier with white flowers all about her, and tapers at her head and feet.
The crypt is somewhat lower than this chamber, two steps or so?
Then we descended to the crypt, the Cardinal first kneeling at the statue of St. Peter.
The crypt has been cleared out and restored, and its windows have been reopened.
When the round was ended and we were leaving the crypt she saw me put a hand in my pocket.
early 15c., "grotto, cavern," from Latin crypta "vault, cavern," from Greek krypte (short for krypte kamara "hidden vault"), fem. of kryptos "hidden," verbal adjective from kryptein "to hide," from PIE *krau- "to conceal, hide" (cf. Old Church Slavonic kryjo, kryti "to hide"). Meaning "underground burial vault or chapel in a church" first attested 1789.
A small pit, recess, or glandular cavity in the body.