Definition of Funeral church
1. Noun. A mortuary where those who knew the deceased can come to pay their last respects.
Generic synonyms: Dead Room, Morgue, Mortuary
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Literary usage of Funeral church
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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Edward Aloysius Pace (1922)
"If the funeral church belongs to regulars IB a cardinal, or of an abbot or prelate nullius, pr is not under the parish priest's jurisdiction the should be ..."
2. Technology Review by Massachusetts Institute of Technology Association of Class Secretaries, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Alumni Association (1899)
"... funeral church, to be conducted by Rev. Dr. L. Ralston, pastor of Central Universalist Church of Los Angeles. The interment in Santa Barbara cemetery ..."
3. The Friendly Craft: A Collection of American Letters edited by Elizabeth Deering Hanscom (1908)
"A step more will make those funeral church bells over your shoulder sound far and sweet as a natural sound. " Work, •— work, — work. ..."