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bury

To cover out of sight, as the body of a deceased in a grave, a tomb or the ocean; to deposit (e.g., a corpse) in its resting place, with funeral ceremonies; to inter.
References in classic literature ?
Has not this dead man whom you have just helped to bury, taught you the vanity of human affairs?
We might as well bury it here on the chance that some of us will escape the gallows to come back and enjoy it later.
When they had a trench of ample size to bury the chest, Tarrant suggested that they enlarge it and inter Snipes' body on top of the chest.
But the heavy lock and massive iron bands baffled both his cunning and his immense strength, so that he was compelled to bury the chest without having his curiosity satisfied.
The bones that I bury," said the Physician, "are those that I can no longer pick.
Bill Briscoe, did you really and truly bury the dead body that you found in these togs?
Then bury the pertater and never tell a living soul where you buried it.
The Achaeans then bury Antilochus and lay out the body of Achilles, while Thetis, arriving with the Muses and her sisters, bewails her son, whom she afterwards catches away from the pyre and transports to the White Island.
Then she recovered, but today or tomorrow or in ten years she won't; they'll bury her, and nothing will be left either of her or of that smart girl in the red jacket, who with that skillful, soft action shakes the ears out of their husks.
Tupman, if I stay at Bury, you can join me there, when I write.
Pickwick and Sam Weller, perched on the outside of a stage-coach, were every succeeding minute placing a less and less distance between themselves and the good old town of Bury St.
Results: Northern Fours League round four: Stockport 55, Bury Comets 46, Astley & Tyldesley 42, Hull 33, Heckmondwike 31 (Darren Kent 10, Justin Naylor 8, Mick Knowles 7, Laura Watson 6, Tom Whitwam jnr), Bury Meteors 25 Fours League standings: Stockport 23, Bury Comets 20, Astley & Tyldesley 15, Heckmondwike 11, Hull 11, Bury Meteors 4.