uncoffin

verb
un·​cof·​fin | \ ˌən-ˈkȯ-fən How to pronounce uncoffin (audio) \
uncoffined; uncoffining; uncoffins

Definition of uncoffin

transitive verb

: to remove from or as if from a coffin

First Known Use of uncoffin

1836, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of uncoffin was in 1836

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“Uncoffin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncoffin. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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