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a ceremony at which a dead person is buried or cremated

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Cruncher; he always pricked up his senses, and became excited, when a funeral passed Tellson's.
I put my hand in his, wondering who he was, and we walked away to a shop in a narrow street, on which was written OMER, DRAPER, TAILOR, HABERDASHER, FUNERAL FURNISHER, &c.
Three noblemen sent their carriages to the funeral, and the friends and clients of Mr.
Our natural distress, the visits of the neighbours, the arranging of the funeral, and all the work of the inn to be carried on in the meanwhile kept me so busy that I had scarcely time to think of the captain, far less to be afraid of him.
The folk here hold almost universally that the captain is simply a hero, and he is to be given a public funeral.
Inquiry was made, and it was ascertained that, by a strange coincidence, this carriage contained the corpse of the Marquis de Saint-Meran, and that those who had come thinking to attend one funeral would follow two.
Thus we may draw a sad but profitable moral from this funeral knell.
The arrangements were to be ordered for the funeral.
ship was a synagogue, and the pleasure trip was a funeral excursion
Rawlingson, wife of the Vicar at Ferne, had died she had had thirty-two; but probably a good many more would come the next day; the funeral would start at eleven o'clock from the vicarage, and they should beat Mrs.
He went to the funeral, and it was observable that the public assembled in church greeted his arrival and departure with whisperings, and watched him closely.
On the evening of the day the old prince died the Marshal went away, promising to return next day for the funeral.
The news had spread that it was to be a "big burying;" the old gentleman had left written directions about everything and meant to have a funeral "beyond his betters.
Rachel Lynde said emphatically after the funeral that Ruby Gillis was the handsomest corpse she ever laid eyes on.
At the funeral the Woman stood at the head of the bier, holding a lighted crimson candle till it was wasted entirely away.