Vespilloes
Vespillo Ves*pil"lo, n.; pl. {Vespilloes}. [L.] (Rom. Antiq.) One who carried out the dead bodies of the poor at night for burial. [1913 Webster]

Like vespilloes or grave makers. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]


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  • Vespillo — Ves*pil lo, n.; pl. {Vespilloes}. [L.] (Rom. Antiq.) One who carried out the dead bodies of the poor at night for burial. [1913 Webster] Like vespilloes or grave makers. Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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