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Cof·fin

(kof'ĭn),
Grange S., 20th-century U.S. pediatrician. See: Coffin-Lowry syndrome, Coffin-Siris syndrome.

coffin

(kô′fĭn, kŏf′ĭn)
n.
The horny part of a horse's hoof.
tr.v. cof·fined, cof·fining, cof·fins
To place in or as if in a coffin.
Mortuary science A funerary box used to display and contain deceased remains—either for burial or cremation
Radiation safety A heavily-leaded container used to transport relatively large amounts of radioactive material—e.g., from the manufacturer

coffin

pertaining to the coffin bone.

coffin bone
distal phalanx in the horse.
coffin joint
distal interphalangeal joint, between the second and third phalanx, in the horse.
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If it wasn't for DNA testing," said Butler, who now drives a truck for his brother's transportation company, "the only way I would have ever left prison was in a pine box.
When you are a soldier, the thought of getting back to your family, without being surrounded by a pine box, is what keeps you going.
The image had been kept in a pine box and tied with other boxes, a memento that marked its travails, from being brought to the island by Ferdinand Magellan in the ill-fated 1521 expedition, to being given away upon the request of the wife of Rajah Humabon days after her christening as Juana.
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Father James Field (Glad You Asked, August) must come from the far reaches of Africa or China and be at least 100 years old if he thinks that "before World War II, funeral homes were rare and most people washed and dressed their departed as best they could and propped them up in a freshly made bed or in a pine box stretched across the kitchen chairs"
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It had been kept in a velvet-lined pine box at the home of an Australian who fought on Turkey's Gallipoli Peninsula during the First World War, said Ramazan Altintas, the president of Victoria state's Returned Services League Turkish sub-branch.
Another packaging idea the company will introduce this market is a pine box with a tablecloth and eight napkins inside.
Before World War II, funeral homes were rare, and most people washed and dressed their departed as best they could and propped them up in a freshly made bed or in a pine box stretched across the kitchen chairs.
But I can't keep bollocking the players like that or I'll be the one who ends up in a pine box.