Graveclothes
Graveclothes Grave"clothes`, n. pl. The clothes or dress in which the dead are interred. [1913 Webster]

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  • graveclothes — /grayv klohz , klohdhz /, n.pl. the clothes or wrappings in which a body is buried; cerements. [1525 35; GRAVE1 + CLOTHES] * * * …   Universalium

  • graveclothes — n. shroud, cerement, cloths in which a body is wrapped before burial …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • graveclothes — /ˈgreɪvkloʊðz/ (say grayvklohdhz) plural noun the clothes in which a corpse is interred; cerements …   Australian English dictionary

  • graveclothes — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun plural : the clothes in which a dead person is buried * * * /grayv klohz , klohdhz /, n.pl. the clothes or wrappings in which a body is buried; cerements. [1525 35; GRAVE1 + CLOTHES] …   Useful english dictionary

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