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
So many 20th-century comics feel embalmed in their era because of topical references or period-specific jargon and humor, but 35 years after its launch, the spirit of “Calvin and Hobbes” feels snowflake fresh.‘Calvin and Hobbes’ said goodbye 25 years ago. Here’s why Bill Watterson’s masterwork enchants us still.|Michael Cavna|December 31, 2020|Washington Post
I prefer the urban living, the urban lifestyle, and yet had the sense that when I died, I would have a natural burial without embalming, without a fancy casket, etc.
I told you embalming is a legal requirement for public sanitation?13 Revelations From Reddit’s ‘Dirty Little Secret’ Thread Exposing Alleged Industry Secrets|Nina Strochlic|August 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In embalming Him, therefore, she unconsciously embalmed herself.
My view of the origin of embalming both men and animals is borne out by another striking circumstance.Curiosities of Medical Experience|J. G. (John Gideon) Millingen
And as to the fact, he added, embalming was the privilege of the rich, and of some sacred species of animals.A History of Epidemics in Britain (Volume I of II)|Charles Creighton
Palm-wine was also made in Egypt, and used in the process of embalming.Museum of Antiquity|L. W. Yaggy
The art of embalming appears to be known to the Burmahs, and is occasionally practised by the priests.Olla Podrida|Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)