encoffined

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

en- +‎ coffin +‎ -ed

Adjective[edit]

encoffined (not comparable)

  1. Enclosed in a coffin.
    • 2002, Singapore Statutes, secion 4, Funeral parlours, cemeteries and crematoria [1]:
      "No corpse shall be retained in any premises, including a funeral parlour, for a period longer than 48 hours after death, unless the corpse is encoffined in a hermetically sealed coffin or is embalmed."

Verb[edit]

encoffined

  1. simple past tense and past participle of encoffin