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  • n. Plural form of exhumer.

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Examples

  • Elizabeth Siddal Rossetti was buried with the sole manuscript of poems by her husband, Dante Gabriel Rossetti; seven years later he wanted to publish them and had her exhumed (the exhumers told him her body was "uncorrupted").

    The week in books

  • If Pend d 'Oreille hadn't been the nearest place, I'd have turned back to Walsh and made that bunch of exhumers come back after me, if it were absolutely necessary that I should pilot them to the graves.

    Raw Gold A Novel

  • And here and there we passed a gaping black hole -- an airhole, as it seemed, of the profound and inextricable kingdom of mummies, very populous still, in spite of the zeal of the exhumers.

    Egypt (La Mort de Philae)

  • In a bake-shop was a mill for grinding the grain, and the furnaces for baking the bread: and they say that here, in the same furnaces, the exhumers of Pompeii found nice, well baked loaves which the baker had not found time to remove from the ovens the last time he left his shop, because circumstances compelled him to leave in such a hurry.

    The Innocents Abroad

  • Denosumab was superior to Zometa in delaying the time to the first on study skeletal related event, which is to comp positive fractures, the need for surgery to follow, the radiation therapy to controlled bone exhumers and spinal cord compression, and the first and subsequent skeletal related events.

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  • The sadness inherent seems expressed as real enough, and not in the wantonly lachrymose sense of most broken heart exhumers.

    The Line Of Best Fit

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