Definitions For Lich


{{enm-noun}} A body.

Etymology 1

{{PIE root, en, leyg}} From Middle English lich, from {{inh, en, ang, līċ}}, from {{inh, en, gem-pro, līką}}, from {{der, en, ine-pro, *leyg-}}. Cognate with {{cog, nl, lijk}}, {{cog, de, Leiche}}, Norwegian lik, {{cog, sv, lik}}, {{cog, da, lig}}.


(UK) /lɪtʃ/; (West Country, possibly obsolete) /litʃ/{{R:EDD}} (audio stream unavailable) {{rhymes, en, ɪtʃ}}


{{en-noun, es}} (archaic) A corpse or dead body. from 9th c. (fantasy, roleplay) A reanimated corpse or undead being, particularly a still-intelligent undead spellcaster.

Derived terms

lichgate lych-gate


Chinese: : Cantonese: 屍鬼 (si1 gwai2) Czech: lich, m, kostěj, m Dutch: Zielenzuiger French: liche German: Lich Icelandic: lík, n Lithuanian: ličas, m Norwegian: lik, n Polish: lisz, m Russian: лич Spanish: liche


Etymology 2

From Middle English līke, līke, līch, like; see like and -like for more. Compare -ly.


(obsolete) like, like; resembling; equal.

Middle English


{{PIE root, enm, leyg}} From {{inh, enm, ang, līċ}}, from {{inh, enm, gem-pro, līką}}, from {{der, enm, ine-pro, *leyg-}}.

Is Lich a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
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