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cerement


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cerement  \Cere"ment\,  n.  [L.  cera  wax:  cf  F.  cirement.] 
  a  A  cerecloth  used  for  the  special  purpose  of  enveloping  a 
  dead  body  when  embalmed. 
  b  Any  shroud  or  wrapping  for  the  dead. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cerement 
  n  :  something  in  which  a  corpse  is  wrapped  [syn:  {pall},  {shroud}, 
  {winding-sheet},  {winding-clothes}] 




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