Complete Definition of "cerement"

English
Etymology
From French cirement ‘waxing, wax dressing’, from cirer ‘to wax, wrap’.

Noun
en-noun

  1. A burial shroud or garment.
  2. cerecloth|Cerecloth.
Quotations
1919, w:Ronald Firbank|Ronald Firbank, w:Valmouth|Valmouth, Duckworth, hardback edition, page 77

1971 w:Anthony Burgess|Anthony Burgess, M/F, Penguin 2004, page 62
:Her red robe billowed, all in wood, except where the great phallic spike of her martyrdom had called forth blood to tack the cerement to her body.

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