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  • n. Plural form of mortician.

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Examples

  • Reuters has reported that morticians from a number of other parts of Mexico are opening branches in Tj. There has been speculation recently of a new 'truce' among families centered out of Sinaloa and Culiacan, though I'm drive on through the area on a roadtrip south; -).

    Concern for MX Govt

  • Undertakers have become "morticians," press agents are now

    Mises Dailies

  • This respect is shown in the way that the military morticians at the Dover Air Force Base take meticulous care of Pvt. Phelps 'body and effects and those of other fallen soldiers.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • Instead of church bells, the morticians prepared for our dead.

    True Story

  • Doctors, for example, are always being asked for free medical advice, lawyers are asked for legal information, morticians are told how interesting a profession that must be and then people change the subject fast.

    'Where do you get your Ideas?' An Essay by Neil Gaiman

  • In the meanwhile Orinoco—her nails long since cleansed underneath but now painted in the darkest black cherry possible—had exercised the good sense to rely on thin even coats of sweet-scent morticians' wax to impart a semblance of freshness, pots of heavy black coffee each night to abate her abattoir breath, and incessant cigarettes to keep her lips warm.

    Penultimate Vampirekiller for 2012

  • The thin coat of morticians' wax she'd applied so skillfully seemed to keep everything fragrant and in place for the first few days, but barely by mid-week, of course, he had no choice left, but he had really gotten to see her potential in the scant month he'd known her.

    Penultimate Vampirekiller for 2012

  • I bet all the weird, twisted morticians had themselves a good laugh at whatever creepy mortician conventions they go to when they came up with that.

    Borrowed Bottle of Bud

  • The emergency suspension affects two morticians as well as the company's business license.

    Chambers Funeral Home in Riverdale faces closure over cremation backlog

  • Look at the new jobs we're responsible for in the Gulf Coast alone: pelican cleaners, marine life morticians, oil spill tour guides, tar-ball retrievers, and dead turtle removal services.

    Laura Ingraham: Diary of President Barack Obama -- July 13, 2010

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