Definition of Mortuaries

1. Noun. (plural of mortuary) ¹



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Definition of Mortuaries

1. mortuary [n] - See also: mortuary

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mortuaries

mortised
mortiser
mortisers
mortises
mortising
mortling
mortlings
mortmain
mortmains
mortmal
mortpay
mortpays
morts
mortsafe
mortsafes
mortuaries (current term)
mortuary
mortuary practice
morula
morulae
morular
morulas
morulation
morulations
moruloid
morus
morwe
morwening
morwenings
morwes

Literary usage of Mortuaries

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1. The Ecclesiastical Law of the Church of England by Robert Phillimore (1873)
"mortuaries. Closely analogous to burial fees are mortuaries. ... Dr. Stillingfleet makes a distinction between mortuaries and corse presents: the mortuary, ..."

2. Observations on the Popular Antiquities of Great Britain: Chiefly by John Brand, Henry Ellis (1900)
"mortuaries. THE payment of mortuaries is of great antiquity. It was anciently done by leading ... 487 : mortuaries were called by our Saxon ancestors saul ..."

3. Observations on Popular Antiquities: Chiefly Illustrating the Origin of Our by John Brand, Henry Ellis (1841)
"mortuaries. THE payment of mortuaries is of great antiquity. ... (') See Collier's "Ecclesiastical History,'' vol. ip 487 : mortuaries were called hy our ..."

4. The History of the Law of Tithes in England: Being the Yorke Prize Essay of by William EASTERBY (1888)
"Conscience-money, in our day, received by the Chancellor of the Exchequer is of the same character as mortuaries anciently were. The jurisdiction which the ..."

5. The municipal and sanitary engineer's handbook by Henry Percy Boulnois (1892)
"As a matter of fact, however, nearly all mortuaries at present ... mortuaries in this country may consist of one of the following descriptions: (i. ..."

6. A Handbook of Hygiene and Sanitary Science by George Wilson (1884)
"mortuaries. In connection with this subject of hospitals, some hints may be given with regard to public mortuaries. By Section 141 of the Public Health Act, ..."

7. Cottage hospitals by Henry Charles Burdett (1880)
"mortuaries. Advantages of mortuaries—The Rev. Septimus Hansard oa & subject—Paucity of mortuaries now in existence—Need for tiro increase in their ..."

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