To place in a grave; to bury.
A tree, Cypress branches are used as a symbol of mourning. A traditional planting in cemeteries.
A cemetery, especially a large and elaborate one belonging to an ancient city.
A tree, a traditional planting in cemeteries.
A monument erected in honor of a dead person whose remains lie elsewhere.
Coffins and Burial Clothes
Vessels used by the ancients to preserve the ashes of the dead when burned. Columbarium (plural columbariums or columbaria)
A vault with niches for urns containing ashes of the dead.
A recess in a wall, as for holding a statue or urn.
The ashes that remain after cremation of a corpse.
A furnace or establishment for the incineration of corpses.
A structure of combustible material, upon which a dead body is placed to be reduced to ashes, as part of a funeral rite; a pyre.
A stand on which a corpse or a coffin containing a corpse is placed before burial. Death bell
A bell that announces a death.
A stroke or tolling of a bell, announcing a death:
... No man is an Island, entire of it self;
every man is a piece of the Continent,
a part of the main; if a clod be washed away by the sea,
Europe is the less, as well as if a promontory were,
as well as if a manor of thy friends or of thine own were;
any man's death diminishes me, because I am involved in Mankind;
And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls;
it tolls for thee ...
John Donne, Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions , XVII. Meditation
a. A funeral hymn or lament.
b. A slow, mournful musical composition.
2.A mournful or elegiac poem or other literary work.
A song or poem composed especially as a lament for a deceased person.
A brief literary piece commemorating a deceased person.
Funeral rite; the ceremonies of burial; obsequies; funeral procession.
To go down or rest on one or both knees.
A funeral rite or ceremony.
A tolling of a bell to announce that a soul is passing, or has passed, from its body (formerly done to invoke prayers for the dying); also, a tolling during the passing of a funeral procession to the grave, or during funeral ceremonies. Tolling
Ancient Roman funeral societies. Members in good standing were guaranteed a niche in a columbarium.
Fraternal Benefit Societies
Fraternal societies with some sort of death benefit, especially life insurance.
Exequies 1. A funeral procession.
A slow, solemn funeral march.
1.A cover for a coffin, bier, or tomb, often made of black, purple, or white velvet.
2.A coffin, especially one being carried to a grave or tomb.
A large stately tomb or a building housing such a tomb or several tombs.
A place in which the bodies of persons found dead are kept until identified and claimed or until arrangements for burial have been made.
Mortsafe. Iron bars or cages protecting a human cadaver especially in in Scotland. The mortsafe was locked to protect the deceased from body snatchers, or resurrection men.
Mortuary. A place, especially a funeral home, where dead bodies are kept before burial or cremation.
Funeral Director Mortician Mortuary assistant Undertaker
Literally, bone box. A container or receptacle, such as an urn or a vault, for holding the bones of the dead.
A stone coffin, often inscribed or decorated with sculpture.