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inhume


inhume


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Inhume  \In*hume"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Inhumed};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Inhuming}.]  [Cf.  F.  inhumer.  See  {Inhumate}.] 
  1.  To  deposit,  as  a  dead  body,  in  the  earth;  to  bury;  to 
  inter. 
 
  Weeping  they  bear  the  mangled  heaps  of  slain,  Inhume 
  the  natives  in  their  native  plain.  --Pope. 
 
  2.  To  bury  or  place  in  warm  earth  for  chemical  or  medicinal 
  purposes.