mortician

[ mawr-tish-uh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF mortician

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Marry Miss Dutton, and you'll be a scarecrow within a year, and require the services of the mortician within two!

The really smart way nowadays of bidding good-bye to the world is to go to the establishment of a "mortician."

Here I discovered that to the mind of the mortician towels belong to the Dark Ages.

I remember one who was studying to become a mortician and he got several very expensive books on the subject.

He had to go back and take the sleeping medicine to be ready for the arrival of the mortician in the morning.

WORD ORIGIN

1895, American English, coined from mortuary + -ician, as in physician.

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