sandapile


sandapile
Another name for a coffin

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • sandapile — [sɑ̃dapil] n. f. ÉTYM. 1803, in Boiste; lat. sandapila. ❖ ♦ Didact. Dans l Antiquité romaine, Cercueil monté sur une civière, sur lequel on transportait le cadavre des pauvres, des esclaves …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • sandapile — † sandapile Obs. 0 [a. L. sandapila.] ‘A Coffin or Beere’ (Cockeram 1623) …   Useful english dictionary


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