cœmeterial

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cœmeterial

  1. (rare) Archaic form of cemeterial.
    • 1777, John Brand, Observations on Popular Antiquities, J. White; Chapter V., page #52:
      As to the Poſition in the Grave, “ though we decline (ſays Dr. Browne, in his Urne‐burial) the religious Conſideration, yet in cœmeterial and narrower burying Places, to avoid Confuſion and croſs Poſition, a certain Poſture were to be admitted.