from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that buries.
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- n. One who buries
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who, or that which, buries.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who buries a deceased person; that which buries or covers.
To my surprise, a high school classmate of mine -- and, two wars ago, a teammate on our state championship-winning soccer team -- is the best burier of dead soldiers in the nation.
The working watch, discovered by Niels Jakup Mortensen, 11, was accompanied by a letter from its burier, Joergen Amundsen, a descendant of Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen.
Bibliophobe, a hater of books: Bibliotaph, a burier of books -- one who hides or conceals them: Bibliomaniac, or bibliomane, one who has a mania or passion for collecting books.
It is as a buyer and burier of books that the subject of this paper showed himself in most interesting light.
When it comes to an end the "gold burier" must try to guess in whose hand the ring is concealed.
He was followed by Chowles and the burier, who threatened him with loud oaths.
And the burier hurried off as fast as his legs could carry him.
On reaching the door of the house, the burier set down the lantern near the body of a young man which had just been thrust forth.
The foremost burier carried a lantern, but he held it so low that its light did not fall upon his burden.
The speed that once saw him designated as a winger makes O'Leary extremely dangerous on the break and he has the strength to back it up, power which also makes him, arguably, the best defensive scrum-half in the game -- a regular burier of back rows.
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