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Definition of Mortuaries
MortuariesMortuary Mor"tu*a*ry, n.; pl. Mortuaries. [LL. mortuarium.
See Mortuary, a.]
1. A sort of ecclesiastical heriot, a customary gift claimed
by, and due to, the minister of a parish on the death of a
parishioner. It seems to have been originally a voluntary
bequest or donation, intended to make amends for any
failure in the payment of tithes of which the deceased had
2. A burial place; a place for the dead.
3. A place for the reception of the dead before burial; a
deadhouse; a morgue.
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