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bier

noun

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a boxlike container for holding a dead body
  • lifted the bier from its stand and placed it in the hearse for its final journey

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The first known use of bier was before the 12th century

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“Bier.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bier. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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