Definition of Burying

1. Noun. Concealing something under the ground.

Exact synonyms: Burial
Generic synonyms: Concealing, Concealment, Hiding
Specialized synonyms: Reburial, Reburying
Derivative terms: Bury

Definition of Burying

1. Verb. (present participle of bury) ¹

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Definition of Burying

1. bury [v] - See also: bury

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Burying

burweed marsh elder
bury one's head in the sand
bury the hatchet
bury the lead
bury the lede
burying (current term)
burying ground
burying the hatchet
burying the lede
bus bar
bus bridge
bus bridges
bus buddy
bus bulb
bus company
bus depot

Literary usage of Burying

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1824)
"St. John Zachary, was situate the corner of Noble-street, now a burying-ground. St. Lawrence Pountney, was situate on Lawrence Pountney-hill, ..."

2. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register by Henry Fritz-Gilbert Waters (1850)
"There is a lumber yard in the immediate vicinity of this burying-place, ... This is the oldest burying ground in Maiden, and tradition says, ..."

3. The Early Records of the Town of Providence by Providence (R.I.). Record Commissioners (1904)
"The Annual Report of the Superintendent of the North burying Ground and * * * * [City Council Records No. 5, page [July 11, ..."

4. Gentleman's Magazine Library edited by George Laurence Gomme, Frank Alexander Milne, Lady A C Bickley, Mrs Alice Bertha Merck Gomme (1904)
"St. Leonard Foster-lane, was situate on the West side of Foster-lane, late a burying-ground, part of the site of the intended Post- office. ..."

5. Travels Through Part of the United States and Canada in 1818 and 1819 by John Morison Duncan (1823)
"The ancient burying ground is no longer used, the fence around it has gone to decay, ... Many of them have been transferred to the new burying place, ..."

6. The Political Code of the State of California: As Enacted in 1872, and by California, Nathan Newmark, California Supreme Court (1881)
"State burying Grounds. ยง 35%. Title vested in State. Who may be interred. S 3591. Duties of Trustees. 3596. The fee to the State burying Ground, ..."

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