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cerecloth

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noun cere·cloth \ˈsir-ˌklȯth\

Definition of cerecloth

  1. :  cloth treated with melted wax or gummy matter and formerly used especially for wrapping a dead body



Origin and Etymology of cerecloth

alteration of earlier cered cloth (waxed cloth)


First Known Use: 1553


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cerecloth

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noun cere·cloth \ˈsi(ə)r-ˌklȯth\

Medical Definition of cerecloth

  1. :  cloth treated with melted wax or gummy matter and formerly used especially for wrapping a dead body




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