Definition of Rebury

1. Verb. Bury again. "After the king's body had been exhumed and tested to traces of poison, it was reburied in the same spot"

Generic synonyms: Lay, Put Down, Repose
Derivative terms: Reburial



Definition of Rebury

1. v. t. To bury again.

Definition of Rebury

1. Verb. bury again ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rebury

1. bury [v -BURIED, -BURYING, -BURIES] - See also: bury

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rebury

rebukes
rebukest
rebuketh
rebuking
rebukingly
rebulb
rebulbed
rebulbing
rebulbs
rebulite
rebullition
reburial
reburials
reburied
reburies
rebury (current term)
reburying
rebus
rebuses
rebuslike
rebut
rebutia
rebutias
rebuts

Literary usage of Rebury

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1. Behind the Red Line: Political Repression in Sudan by Jemera Rone, Brian Owsley, Human Rights Watch/Africa (1996)
"... for alleged involvement in a coup attempt; disclose to their families the locations of their graves and permit the families to rebury these officers. ..."

2. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1898)
"Some years after the death of a big chief, the people of Mumia's dig up the bones, wash them with ceremony, killing oxen, etc., and then rebury the remains ..."

3. The Popular Science Monthly (1890)
"The eastern Iroquois, at least after the formation of their league, did not rebury their dead. They used raised tombs, sometimes a mound of earth, ..."

4. The Works of Thomas Carlyle: (complete). by Thomas Carlyle (1897)
"... dug lately from that ground, — and waits for an opportunity to rebury them there. Sound effectual grinders, one of them very large; •which ate their ..."

5. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"REBUS, (rft'-bns) it. «. A word or name represented by things ; a sort of riddle. To rebury, (re-bur'-re) ua To inter again. ..."

6. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1904)
"... primitive customs as often as possible, but took out those whom they had been obliged to inhume after Christian rites, to rebury them at such places and ..."

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