Complete Definition of "hearse"

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English

Pronunciation
IPA|/hÉrs/
:*rhymes|ÉË(r)s

Noun
Image:Funeral Carriage.JPG|thumb|right|300px|Funeral carriage
en-noun

  1. A hind in the year of its age.
  2. A framework of wood or metal placed over the coffin or tomb of a deceased person, and covered with a pall; also, a temporary canopy bearing wax lights and set up in a church, under which the coffin was placed during the funeral ceremonies.
  3. A grave, coffin, tomb, or sepulchral monument.
  4. A bier or handbarrow for conveying the dead to the grave.
  5. A carriage specially adapted or used for conveying the dead to the grave.

Translations
trans-top|vehicle for taking dead body to grave
CJKV Characters: è¼
Dutch: lijkwagen m
Finnish: ruumisauto
French: corbillard m
German: Leichenwagen m
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Spanish: coche fúnebre m
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Verb
en-verb|hearses|hearsing|hearsed|hearsed

  1. dated To enclose in a hearse; to entomb.

Category:Funeral

References
R:1913

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