verb (used with object)
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Origin of embalm
OTHER WORDS FROM embalmem·balm·er, nounem·balm·ment, nounun·em·balmed, adjective
Words nearby embalm
Example sentences from the Web for embalmer
In the first place, the embalmer was a medical practitioner, and legally pursued his craft.
"He has gone to his work in the house of the embalmer," was the answer.Uarda, Complete|Georg Ebers
A preservative fluid had been injected by the embalmer a few hours before into the left femoral artery.The Life and Public Services of James A. Garfield|Emma Elizabeth Brown
Upon entering the apartment, which was some twenty feet square, they found that the embalmer had not exaggerated what he had done.The Cat of Bubastes|G. A. Henty
The sheet they left me kept off no drafts, and I felt like a corpse ready for the embalmer, and likely appeared one.Cue for Quiet|Thomas L. Sherred