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synonyms for catafalque

  • bier
  • box
  • casket
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How to use catafalque in a sentence

All day long and through the night a stream of people filed reverently by the catafalque.
ABRAHAM LINCOLN, VOLUME 2 (OF 2)WILLIAM H. HERNDON
The said alcaldes-in-ordinary and two regidors assisted the fiscal auditor as managers in the construction of that catafalque.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 14931898, VOLUME XXXVI, 16491666VARIOUS
The body had been placed on a rich catafalque, beneath a canopy of velvet.
THE STRAND MAGAZINE, VOL. 1 - NO. 1,VARIOUS
Then he rose, as pale as death, and walked up the steps of the catafalque.
THE STRAND MAGAZINE, VOL. 1 - NO. 1,VARIOUS
His helmet and breast-plate are always laid upon the catafalque.
FLORENCE AND NORTHERN TUSCANY WITH GENOAEDWARD HUTTON
She had a great bed put up in the guest-chamber, that nearly reached to the ceiling and resembled a catafalque.
THE PRECIPICEIVAN GONCHAROV
There is the whole tribe; a whole brigade is riding behind the gabled catafalque.
EMPIRES AND EMPERORS OF RUSSIA, CHINA, KOREA, AND JAPANPTER VAY
A catafalque was erected, and next day the celebrated service was actually performed.
CURIOSITIES OF CHRISTIAN HISTORYCROAKE JAMES
Where the Lodge is held in memory of several brethren, shields bearing their names are placed around the catafalque.
MASONIC MONITOR OF THE DEGREES OF ENTERED APPRENTICE, FELLOW CRAFT AND MASTER MASONGEORGE THORNBURGH
The procession will again be formed, and move as before, to the sound of slow music, twice around the catafalque.
MASONIC MONITOR OF THE DEGREES OF ENTERED APPRENTICE, FELLOW CRAFT AND MASTER MASONGEORGE THORNBURGH
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CATAFALQUE

  • catafalque
  • coffin
  • grave
  • hearse
  • pyre
  • support
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