Examples of casket in a Sentence
bought a beautiful casket when her grandmother died
a small casket of jewels
Recent Examples of casket from the Web
Upon his death, his casket was draped with an American flag and a Confederate flag, per his wishes, according to a 1918 Courier Journal article.
His body was returned in a casket and buried on June 12, 1967, at Saint Denis Cemetery, not far from his home, with full military honors.
In between songs, prayers and poems, cousins and friends diverted from the program and took to the podium to share stories about Robinson, whose body lay in a purple casket in the front of the church.
Black musicians performed hymns, and 50 wagons followed his casket in a nearly two-mile procession to the graveside.
Two-dozen people were on hand Friday as a two-woman Coast Guard honor guard performed a ceremonial folding of the American flag that had draped her casket and presented it to her family.
Chavez’s body was carried in a plain pine casket at the head of a mile-long funeral procession.
As the service ended, Bush's grandsons bore her casket out of the church, with George W. Bush pushing his father in a wheelchair directly behind it.
On April 2, 1968, two days before King would be assassinated, girls cried at the sight of 16-year-old Larry Payne in his casket at Clayborn Temple.
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CASKET Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of casket for English Language Learners
: a small chest or box for jewelry or other valuable things
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