Origin of gravedigger
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Examples from the Web for gravedigger
This volume includes the dodge-the-obvious profiles of the attending emergency room physician and gravedigger for the slain JFK.The Daily Beast's Favorite Books of 2010
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December 18, 2010
He had spent several years as a gravedigger and gardener at a cemetery in Germany before returning to Puglia.Knox's Grisly Successor
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November 1, 2010
"Ay, the clerk said he'd be here by now," agreed the gravedigger, and blew his nose.The Great Hunger
They seem to have been discovered by a gravedigger about 150 years since.
“Everybody in Craddock was a-talking about it, as was only to be expected,” said the gravedigger.The Daughters of Danaus
She found the gravedigger enjoying his pipe in front of the gate.
This availed—the gravedigger was silent from that time forward.
Word Origin and History for gravedigger
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