Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The area beside a grave.

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  • noun The area immediately around a grave

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Detective Lacey didn't have any information on the kind of graveside service Clyde had settled on, and I really didn't want to ask.

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  • The family made it down to the graveside, and a rabbi spoke.

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  • Once, while I was piping graveside in Phoenix, a man driving through his normal rush hour commute saw the tell tale signs of the burial that was taking place.

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  • He drew the hypothetical case of a grandmother being confronted at the graveside of her soldier grandson.

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  • Once, while I was piping graveside in Phoenix, a man driving through his normal rush hour commute saw the tell tale signs of the burial that was taking place.

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  • And when the last scene of all comes, and death takes the master in its embrace, and his body is laid away in the cold ground, no matter if all other friends pursue their way, there by his graveside will the noble dog be found, his head between his paws, his eyes sad but open in alert watchfulness, faithful and true even to death.

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  • It's been 10 years since my mother Eva Teicholz died on Sept. 22 - nine since I stood by her graveside at the unveiling.

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  • Then, before they go to Las Vegas, a promise from July, Evans said: I will take it to Bruce's graveside and have a little chat.

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  • And when the last scene of all comes, and death takes the master in its embrace, and his body is laid away in the cold ground, no matter if all other friends pursue their way, there by his graveside will the noble dog be found, his head between his paws, his eyes sad but open in alert watchfulness, faithful and true even to death.

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  • After the funeral and the graveside service on the old Fisher homestead, where Peggy had lived forty-some years of her life, some kind soul carted her photos back to the house where family and friends had gathered to offer their condolences and to eat the food the church ladies had prepared.

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