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hic jacet

noun hic ja·cet \ˈhik-ˈjā-sət, ˈhēk-ˈyä-kət\

Definition of HIC JACET

:  epitaph

Origin of HIC JACET

Latin, literally, here lies
First Known Use: 1654

hic jacet

foreign term hic ja·cet \hik-ˈjā-sət, hēk-ˈyä-ket\

Definition of HIC JACET

:  here lies —used preceding a name on a tombstone

Origin of HIC JACET

Latin

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