Definition of Coffins
1. Noun. (plural of coffin) ¹
2. Verb. (third-person singular of coffin) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Coffins
1. coffin [v] - See also: coffin
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Literary usage of Coffins
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Nippur Or Explorations A. Adventures on the Euphrates: Narrative of the by John Punnett Peters (1897)
"coffins AND BURIAL CUSTOMS. Greek Influence—Clay coffins—The Slipper Shape—Burial in Jars—Tub and Bowl coffins—Double Urns—Arabian Graves—Dates of Burials— ..."
2. The Tomb of Senebtisi at Lisht by Arthur C. Mace, Herbert Eustis Winlock (1916)
"Just as a mummy with a mask might have an actual bead collar sewn on its breast, the coffins had one inlaid or painted there; and as the mummy might wear a ..."
3. London by Charles Knight (1843)
"if he suspects it was coffins, he replies, " I cannot say, because the window was blocked up and the door fastened, and I could not see. ..."
4. Naukratis by William Matthew Flinders Petrie (1888)
"(26) From the third material that was used for coffins, wood, ... The coffins themselves were probably of the same shape as one in the Bulak Museum, ..."
5. Old Church Lore by William Andrews (1891)
"Concerning coffins. [JHE use of the coffin may be traced back to a remote ... Marble and stone were largely used by the Romans, but many lead coffins have ..."
6. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1793)
"Of Hie coffins anciently ufed, and tie method of embalming ... people have their coffins. If the relations cannot afford them, ..."
7. Transactions of the Royal Society of Literature of the United Kingdom by Royal Society of Literature (Great Britain) (1874)
"Ten of the coffins were left in Egypt, but the mummies, with other coffins, the best of the find, were presented by Ismail Pasha, the Viceroy, to the Prince ..."