Se*pul"chral (?), a. [L. sepulcralis: cf. F. s'epulcral.]

1.

Of or pertaining to burial, to the grave, or to monuments erected to the memory of the dead; as, a sepulchral stone; a sepulchral inscription.

2.

Unnaturally low and grave; hollow in tone; -- said of sound, especially of the voice.

This exaggerated dulling of the voice . . . giving what is commonly called a sepulchral tone. H. Sweet.

 

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