Definition of Catafalques

1. Noun. (plural of catafalque) ¹



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Definition of Catafalques

1. catafalque [n] - See also: catafalque

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Catafalques

catacoustic
catacoustics
catacrotic
catacrotic pulse
catacrotism
catadicrotic
catadicrotic pulse
catadicrotism
catadidymus
catadioptric
catadioptrics
catadromous
catafalco
catafalcoes
catafalque
catafalques (current term)
catagelophobia
catagen
catagenesis
cataglottis
catagmatic
catalanoite
catalase
catalases
catalatic
catalatic reaction
catalectic
catalectics
catalepses
catalepsies

Literary usage of Catafalques

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1. Works by Manuel Márquez Sterling, William Makepeace Thackeray, Leslie Stephen, Louise Stanage (1897)
"In the interior of the Catholic churches, it had only been thought proper to dress little catafalques, as for burials of the third and fourth ..."

2. The Popular Science Monthly (1884)
"4. social importance of the deceased, either large earthern catafalques with ... The best finished catafalques of earth are whitewashed and painted with ..."

3. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray, Sir Leslie Stephen (1898)
"In the interior of the Catholic churches, it had only been thought proper to dress little catafalques, as for burials of the third and fourth class. ..."

4. Glimpses of California and the Missions by Helen Hunt Jackson (1907)
"The next innovation was the introduction of stately catafalques for the dead to repose on, either in house or church, during the interval between their ..."

5. Glimpses of Three Coasts by Helen Hunt Jackson (1886)
"The next innovation was the introduction of stately catafalques for the dead to repose on, either in house or church, during the interval between their ..."

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