When a ship sinks and people are dead under the water, this is an example of when the ocean sepulchers.
When old maps are set aside in an attic, this is an example of when the maps are sepulchered in the attic.
A small stone room at a cemetery that is made of rock or stone in which a king is buried is an example of a sepulcher.
Origin of sepulcher
- Middle English sepulcre from Old French from Latin sepulcrum, sepulchrum from sepultus past participle of sepelīre to bury the dead
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English sepulcre and Old French sepulcre, from Latin sepulcrum (“grave, burial place").