gravedigger meaning

Pronunciation:   "gravedigger" in a sentence
Noun: gravedigger  'greyv`digu(r)
  1. A person who earns a living by digging graves

Derived forms: gravediggers

Type of: jack, laborer [US], labourer [Brit, Cdn], manual laborer [US], manual labourer [Brit, Cdn]

Encyclopedia: Gravedigger


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  1. the motion is ended . gravediggers bury hamlet pre and hamlet fils
  2. a mound of damp clods rose more, rose, and the gravediggers rested their spades
  3. a seventh gravedigger came beside mr bloom to take up an idle spade
  4. the contemporary perspective on the theory of proletariat being the gravedigger for bourgeoisie
  5. the gravediggers took up their spades and flung heavy clods of clay in on the coffin

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