He could hear very faintly in the distance the throbbing of a motor, waiting at the lich-gate.
The German leichengang has precisely the same meaning as our lich-gate.
In many places this cross has been lately restored to its proper place, near to the lich-gate.
At the entrance to the graveyard is the lich-gate and mortuary, where many wrecked seamen were taken for burial.
Nothing remained save a delicate fragrance of violets under the lich-gate, beneath which she had passed.
Carrados dropped the near window as a man in glistening waterproof stepped from the shelter of a lich-gate and approached.
Yes; they heard the creaking of the lich-gate, the sound of voices, and the crunching of boots on the gravel path.
By a little judicious elbowing, Dorothy managed to secure a place where she had a tolerable view of the path and the lich-gate.
The most common form of lich-gate is a simple shed composed of a roof with two gabled ends, covered with tiles or thatch.
He did not intend to arrive at the lich-gate until that dream-motor had glided noiselessly out of sight.