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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped.

Usage examples (22)
  • A gauzy veil of white covered her head, like a cerement of the grave.
  • And I'll give you ten to one I was there as well, bound in the cerement of faint rain's chill vigil.
  • This was at once both good and bad for the little Emperor, good because it made the bursting of his cerement easy, bad because it made the drying of his wings slow.
  • Also, I don't call marriage, for instance, an old cerement. for more
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