verb (used with object)
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Origin of embalm
OTHER WORDS FROM embalmem·balm·er, nounem·balm·ment, nounun·em·balmed, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for embalm
Sorin had to be sealed in a lead coffin as bodies were not embalmed there.
Scientists are examining the embalmed heart of Richard the Lionheart, who died in 1199.Scientists Exhume the Heart of Richard the Lionheart|Dan Jones|March 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
"Father Gary" didn't grow up with a mercurial mortician who embalmed his mother, either.
The dead need to be embalmed, as quickly and effectively as possible.
Climategate just ensures the carcass isn't going to be embalmed—it will rot for all to see.
They afterwards demand after which of the three models they wish the deceased to be embalmed.History of Embalming|J. N. Gannal
Thou mayst find the fan of the Princess of India useful; with me it is embalmed in sentiment.The Prince of India, Volume II|Lew. Wallace
The Persian word for pitch was Mumiai and the embalmed body was called a Mummy.The Story of Mankind|Hendrik Van Loon
His bowels were taken out and buried, but his body was embalmed, and carried to England.History of the Prophet Joseph by His Mother|Lucy Smith
You here see the embalmed rests of the celebrated monarch Nic-nac-ci-no.The Two Sides of the Shield|Charlotte M. Yonge