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dig up

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dig up for reburial or for medical investigation

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He did not know whether they were animal bones, but he imagined them as human-bones from disinterments at midnight.
91) As defined by case law dating as far back as 1908, the "evident purpose [of the provision] was to settle a question long mooted as to the right of cemetery corporations to allow disinterments, and of the rights of relatives of deceased persons to cause such disinterments to be made.
five disinterments, Teresa's decaying body heals those around her,
Shepard has done all this before -- in "Fool for Love's" electric mating dance, "True West's" fraternal wrasslin', the family-skeleton disinterments of "Buried Child," "Curse of the Starving Class" etc.
All the horror I had labored to keep from my Holocaust novel--which in fact emerged with a certain lightheartedness, even friendliness, in its tone--now began to crowd the pages of my next book, which soon became filled with amputations, autopsies, disinterments, torture.
Reports of the disinterments and the villagers' beliefs, which diffused quickly in German intellectual circles and were the subject of learned dissertations, spread both the image of the vampire and the word itself throughout western Europe.
Interments, disinterments, inurnments and the removal of ashes also are prohibited pending the outcome of the state investigation.