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1 Chapel, free-standing or attached to a church, under which is a sepulchre or tomb, often built and used for interment by one family.

2 Chapel in a cemetery, or attached to a building (e.g. a hospital), where coffined bodies briefly lie before disposal.

Colvin (1991);J. Curl (2002c);J. Curl (ed.) (2001)

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