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Bryan A. Garner.

in Garner’s Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 60 words.

Funeral, commonly a noun, serves as its own adjective <funeral expenses>. Funereal, adj., which is frequently

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funeral

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 65 words.

it's your funeral used informally to warn someone that an unwise act or decision is their responsibility.

one funeral makes many...

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funeral

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 34 words.

adj. XIV; sb. XVI. The adj. is — OF. funeral — late L. fūnerālis, f. fūnus, fūner- obsequies,

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funeral

Overview page. Subjects: British History — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

It's your funeral used informally to warn someone that an unwise act or decision is their responsibility.

one funeral makes many sometimes with the implication that attendance at a...

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funeral

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 44 words.

it's (or that's) someone's funeral used to warn someone that an unwise act or decision is their own responsibility.

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<p>Funerals</p>

Edited by Gyles Brandreth.

in Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 432 words.

Curious but authenticated fact that a funeral is the only gathering to which the majority of men ever go willingly.

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<p>Funerals</p>

Edited by Gyles Brandreth.

in Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. 432 words.

Curious but authenticated fact that a funeral is the only gathering to which the majority of men ever go willingly.

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Funerals

Eileen T. Dugan.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation

January 1996; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 984 words.

The purpose of the early modern Catholic funeral rite was, as it always had been, far less to mourn the

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Funeral

David Ellis.

in Death and the Author

July 2008; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 3434 words.

This chapter discusses Lawrence's funeral. After Lawrence's death, Frieda remembered the shape of his feet in the slippers which lay neatly under his bed and she was struck by a face from...

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Funerals

Ralph Houlbrooke.

in Death, Religion, and the Family in England, 1480–1750

October 2000; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 18484 words.

This chapter discusses funeral rites between the 15th and 18th centuries. The rites which followed death served many different purposes, including the ...

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Funeral Service

Overview page. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies.

While there is no prescribed form for funerals (see Burial), the various branches of Judaism have delineated basic structures. The funeral service usually includes the recitation of psalms...

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funeral expenses

Jonathan Law and Elizabeth A. Martin.

in A Dictionary of Law

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 58 words.

Reasonable funeral expenses (including the cost of a tomb or gravestone) are a first charge on the assets of the

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funeral expenses

Edited by Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Law

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 65 words.

Reasonable funeral expenses are a first charge on the assets of the deceased, payable out of the estate before any

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funeral expenses

Edited by Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Law

June 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 65 words.

Reasonable funeral expenses are a first charge on the assets of the deceased, payable out of the estate before any

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FUNERAL: divination

Iona Opie and Moira Tatem.

in A Dictionary of Superstitions

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Popular Beliefs and Controversial Knowledge. 174 words.

1858 DENHAM North of England (1895, 49) If the first person a funeral procession meets … is a

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funeral games

Edited by M. C. Howatson.

in The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Literature. 96 words.

Homer's account of the funeral games for Patroclus, in book 23 of the Iliad, is the earliest description we

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funeral food

Alan Davidson.

Edited by Tom Jaine.

in The Oxford Companion to Food

January 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 799 words.

Studies have been published of the funeral customs prevailing in certain cultures or communities. Ethnographers and anthropologists find much to

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funeral march

Edited by Alison Latham.

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 136 words.

A solemn march for use as, or suggestive of, a funeral procession. The best known are Handel's ‘Dead March in ...

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<b>FUNERAL SERVICE</b>

Edited by Adele Berlin and Maxine Grossman.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies. 406 words.

While there is no prescribed form for funerals (see Burial), the various branches of Judaism have delineated basic

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Funerals, Roman

Craige B. Champion.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical History. 1636 words.

The Greek historian Polybius in the second century bce provides the best literary account of a Roman aristocratic funeral (

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