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Definition of Burials
BurialBurial Bur"i*al, n. [OE. buriel, buriels, grave, tomb, AS.
byrgels, fr. byrgan to bury, and akin to OS. burgisli
1. A grave; a tomb; a place of sepulture. [Obs.]
The erthe schook, and stoones weren cloven, and
biriels weren opened. --Wycliff
2. The act of burying; depositing a dead body in the earth,
in a tomb or vault, or in the water, usually with
attendant ceremonies; sepulture; interment. ``To give a
public burial.' --Shak.
Now to glorious burial slowly borne. --Tennyson.
Burial case, a form of coffin, usually of iron, made to
close air-tight, for the preservation of a dead body.
Burial ground, a piece of ground selected and set apart for
a place of burials, and consecrated to such use by
Burial place, any place where burials are made.
(a) The religious service performed at the interment of
the dead; a funeral service.
(b) That portion of a liturgy which is read at an
interment; as, the English burial service.
Syn: Sepulture; interment; inhumation.
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