cerements

  n.pl. pl. grave-clothes.

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  • cerements — cere·ment || sɪəmÉ™nt n. cerecloth; shroud, burial cloth …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cerements — historical waxed cloth for wrapping a corpse. → cerement …   English new terms dictionary

  • in cerements — in burial cloths …   English contemporary dictionary

  • shroud — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. winding sheet, grave clothes; pall; screen, cloak, veil. See interment, concealment. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. winding sheet, covering, graveclothes, cerements, cerecloth, pall; see also cloth , cover 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • shrouded — adj. concealed, covered, obscured; wrapped in cerements, wrapped in a burial cloth ʃraÊŠd n. burial cloth, sheet used to wrap a body for burial, cerement; covering, something that covers like a shroud; one of the ropes supporting a ship s mast v …   English contemporary dictionary

  • shrouds — n. burial cloths, sheets used to wrap a body for burial, cerements ʃraÊŠd n. burial cloth, sheet used to wrap a body for burial, cerement; covering, something that covers like a shroud; one of the ropes supporting a ship s mast v. wrap in… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cere|ment — «SIHR muhnt, SEHR uh », noun. 1. Often, cerements. a cloth or garment in which a dead person is wrapped for burial: »Look at her garments Clinging like cerements (Thomas Hood). 2. waxed cloth; cerecloth. ╂[< French cirement < Latin cērāre;… …   Useful english dictionary

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