coffin

All Noun
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  • Coffin's father was lost at sea a month after he was born.
  • When he gained an audience with the emperor, he brought his own coffin along with him.
  • Ancient stone coffins have been found on what may have been the site of the original church.
  • Since then his coffins have been shown all over the world.
  • Other groups carried coffins to represent the small homes poor people live in.
  • This chamber also contained eight other coffins that held the remains of eight women.
  • Both died during his birth and are buried in the same coffin.
  • They are almost ready to move out, although they do not know how to transport their coffins.
  • He also slept in a closed coffin for several years in high school.
  • Coffin would move them from his home to the next stops during the night.
  • She walks down a hall where eight men are carrying two separate coffins.
  • Then lift up my body, place it in the coffin and carry me.
  • So we arranged that the poor little body should be coffined and removed before the children rose next morning. Cited from John Halifax, Gentleman, by Mrs. Craik:Dinah Maria
  • "Could you get me a box like those which contain these coffins?" asked he. Cited from Hatchie, the Guardian Slave; or, The Heiress of Bellevue, by Ashton
  • Let the Prince have my crown before he has my coffin.
  • There was a closed coffin, but I knew it was more for show than anything else.
  • Coffin grew up working on his father's farm and received little, if any, formal education.
  • And drawing it, I raised my head and looked over the coffin's edge. Cited from I Saw Three Ships and Other Winter Tales, by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • Thomas's coffin was carried by six friends from the village.
  • After twenty minutes the body was taken down and placed in a coffin ready for burial.
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Synonyms of coffin

Meaning of coffin

  • noun Box in which a corpse is buried or cremated
  • verb Place into a coffin
    her body was coffined