Definition of Funerals

1. Noun. (plural of funeral) ¹



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Definition of Funerals

1. funeral [n] - See also: funeral

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Funerals

funeral homes
funeral march
funeral parlor
funeral parlors
funeral parlour
funeral pyre
funeral rites
funeral sermons
funeral undertaker
funeralist
funeralists
funeralize
funeralized
funeralizes
funeralizing
funerals (current term)
funerary
funerate
funerated
funerates
funerating
funeration
funerations
funereal
funereally
funest
funfairs
funfest
funfests

Literary usage of Funerals

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1. Observations on the Popular Antiquities of Great Britain: Chiefly by John Brand, Henry Ellis (1900)
"TORCHES AND LIGHTS AT funerals. THE custom of using torches and lights at funerals, ... 7 : " Among the Romans public funerals were celebrated in the day ..."

2. A Portraiture of Quakerism: Taken from a View of the Moral Education by Thomas Clarkson (1808)
"SECTION I. funerals—Most nations have paid extravagant attention to their dead—The moderns follow their example—This extravagance, or the pageantry of ..."

3. Social Life in Old New England by Mary Caroline Crawford (1915)
"CHAPTER XIII funerals AS FESTIVALS JUST as the Puritans gave parties when their children were born, — brewing " groaning beare " and baking " groaning cakes ..."

4. The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. by Washington Irving (1906)
"MONG the beautiful and simple-hearted customs of rural life which still linger in some parts of England, are those of strewing flowers before the funerals, ..."

5. Observations on Popular Antiquities: Chiefly Illustrating the Origin of Our by John Brand, Henry Ellis (1841)
"DOLES were used at funerals, as we learn from St. Chrysostom, to procure rest to the soul of the deceased, that he might find his ..."

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