[seer-muh nt, ser-uh-]
- a cerecloth used for wrapping the dead.
- any graveclothes.
Origin of cerement
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Wrapper by wrapper he undid, cerement on cerement, till both Leonora and I wondered when he would stop.HE
- another name for cerecloth
- any burial clothes
C17: from French cirement, from cirer to wax; see cere ²
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