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coffin (kô′fĭn, kŏf′ĭn)
The horny part of a horse's hoof.
tr.v. cof·finedMortuary science A funerary box used to display and contain deceased remains—either for burial or cremation
To place in or as if in a coffin.
Radiation safety A heavily-leaded container used to transport relatively large amounts of radioactive material—e.g., from the manufacturer
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Relatives and neighbours consoled Lilian as her daughter's small white coffin and a large mahogany casket
were placed in the hearses.
Demand for mahogany caskets
among rich people in the United States who want to take some wealth to the grave is propelling illegal attacks on rainforests and indigenous people in Brazil, say activists who are trying to open a Northern front in the tropical timber battle.
Instead, in the sports centre now a makeshift morgue, little bodies were placed into large mahogany caskets
usually used for adults.