Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of pallbearer.

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Examples

  • Danner Funeral home is handling the arrangements for the Services which will begin at 9: 45 am. with the procession to St. Andrew's Catholic Church, where the casket will be met by the honorary pallbearers from the Kansas State

    Harrold, Patrick K.

  • FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP - Six pallbearers from the McGuire Air Force Base's Elite

    Schuler, Robert H. Jr.

  • Her services were under the auspices of the Women's Auxiliary post she had founded, and in defiance of tradition, one of the pallbearers was a woman.

    Eliza London Shepard

  • The pallbearers will be his nieces, his nephews -- and again, that too expected to be a celebration as it was yesterday, people laughing and reminiscing and reflecting on what Kennedy means -- T.J.?

    CNN Transcript Aug 29, 2009

  • One of his pallbearers was his partner in intellect and strife, John Calhoun.

    America's First Dynasty

  • The pallbearers were his high school football coach and five of his teammates.

    Chicago Reader

  • Moving the piano upward was simply a matter of applying muscles and there were enough of us to accomplish the task, although the steel stairway was too narrow to position many "pallbearers" at the piano's sides.

    Aspen Times - Top Stories

  • The Bellevue-area gathering was treated as both a parade and a funeral and saw some act as 'pallbearers' for oversized BlackBerry and iPhone devices being carried behind hearses.

    Electronista | Gadgets for Geeks

  • But after a black-caped actor read poetry in Venetian dialect bemoaning the problems of life in the lagoon city, the funeral's "pallbearers" smashed open the coffin and pulled out a flag of La Fenice - phoenix in Italian - the mythical winged creature that rises from ashes and is a symbol of rebirth.

    ajc.com - News

  • After a black-caped actor read poetry in Venetian dialect bemoaning the problems of life in the lagoon city, the funeral's "pallbearers" smashed open the coffin and pulled out a flag of La Fenice - phoenix in Italian - the mythical winged creature that rises from ashes and is a symbol of rebirth.

    Toronto Sun

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