coroner

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  • noun

Synonyms for coroner

a public official who investigates by inquest any death not due to natural causes

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And about his quarrel with his father, I am sure that the reason why he would not speak about it to the coroner was because I was concerned in it.
It is considered not unlikely that he will get up an imitation of the coroner and make it the principal feature of the Harmonic Meeting in the evenlng.
The beadle is very careful that two gentlemen not very neat about the cuffs and buttons (for whose accommodation he has provided a special little table near the coroner in the Harmonic Meeting Room) should see all that is to be seen.
Little Swills is waiting for the coroner and jury on their return.
In the absence of the active and intelligent, the coroner converses with Mr.
says the coroner with a melancholy shake of the head.
Who is often almost as ignorant as the coroner himself," said Lydgate.
Chichely was his Majesty's coroner, and ended innocently with the question, "Don't you agree with me, Dr.
Yes, yes, give me a coroner who is a good coursing man," said Mr.
Chichely might be the very coroner without bias as to the coats of the stomach, but he had not meant to be personal.
So the question of the tonic was finally abandoned, and the Coroner proceeded with his task.
I understand," continued the Coroner deliberately, "that you were sitting reading on the bench just outside the long window of the boudoir.
The examination was over, though I doubted if the Coroner was entirely satisfied with it.
I fear it does not help us much," said the Coroner, with a sigh.
It says nothing of the kind in the letter," the Coroner pointed out.