Hearselike Hearse"like` (-l[imac]k`), a. Suitable to a funeral. [1913 Webster]

If you listen to David's harp, you shall hear as many hearselike airs as carols. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

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  • hearselike — adjective Resembling or characteristic of a hearse. These vehicles convey Esther from her hometown hospital, then to a city hospital, and finally from the city hospital in another hearselike conveyance …   Wiktionary

  • hearse — hearselike, adj. /herrs/, n. 1. a vehicle for conveying a dead person to the place of burial. 2. a triangular frame for holding candles, used at the service of Tenebrae in Holy Week. 3. a canopy erected over a tomb. [1250 1300; ME herse < MF… …   Universalium

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