Origin of coffin nail
Words nearby coffin nail
How to use coffin nail in a sentence
The family was taking some private moments for a closing of the coffin in keeping with Chinese ritual.
But on Tuesday, we saw another nail hammered into the already pretty tightly nailed down coffin of the two-state solution.In the Middle East, the Two-State Solution Is Dead|Dean Obeidallah|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The report detailed such techniques as "rectal rehydration" and the use of coffin-size confinement boxes.
In addition, several detainees were led to believe they would die in custody, with one told he would leave in a coffin-shaped box.The Most Gruesome Moments in the CIA ‘Torture Report’|Shane Harris, Tim Mak|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The CID speculated that the woman was confirming who lived there before planting a homemade nail bomb.Abu Dhabi Treats U.S. Teacher’s Murder as Terrorist Attack|Chris Allbritton|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Cleopatra's coffin, head of the Theban ram, and other Egyptian curiosities, arrived in England.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
She groaned aloud, and her tears flowed faster: Alessandro was making the baby's coffin.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
Piegan snorted when I told him we were on the dodge—that they were trying to nail us for holding up the paymaster.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
By this time the bent figure sitting in the rocking-chair, near the coffin began to show signs of life and whimper a little.The Cromptons|Mary J. Holmes
The corpse was lying in a narrow coffin, upon a low bier, both of which were covered with a white pall.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer