- the area beside a grave.
- being or conducted beside a grave: a graveside funeral service.
Origin of graveside
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Examples from the Web for graveside
The graveside services at the LBJ Ranch were the coldest I ever experienced.Notes on LBJ’s Death From His Closest Aide
January 22, 2013
Mary stood by the graveside quietly, with a veil down over her face.Mary Gray
Once in the churchyard I made my way on tiptoe to the graveside.Border Ghost Stories
Slowly, so as not to attract attention, Raoul drew back from the graveside.Shaman
In the evening, when all was quiet, Ayame crept to the graveside of her child.Old-World Japan
And that fellow today at the graveside in the brown macintosh.Ulysses