Origin of embalm
OTHER WORDS FROM embalmem·balm·er, nounem·balm·ment, nounun·em·balmed, adjective
How to use embalm in a sentence
We pay for the body to be transported, embalmed, gussied up, and cremated, or perhaps buried in expensive caskets.How to Be Better at Death (Ep. 450)|Maria Konnikova|February 4, 2021|Freakonomics
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.The startup turning human bodies into compost|Katie McLean|October 21, 2020|MIT Technology Review
For centuries, Capuchin monks followed simple embalming practices.Palermo Has an Underground City Filled With Its Mummified Dead|Nina Strochlic|May 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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
The Egyptian sought in vain to make the mortal body incorruptible by embalming it.Separation and Service|James Hudson Taylor
The bodies shut up in these trunks become dry without rotting, and form a kind of mummies without the help of embalming.The Book of Curiosities|I. Platts
Such ideas have caused much empyricism, and have been most powerful obstacles to the progress of the art of embalming.
He had, notwithstanding, a good example to follow in anticipation of a better, which was the embalming of Colonel Morland.
Later, however, he changed his course to the study of anatomy, embalming and sanitary science.Lyman's History of old Walla Walla County, Vol. 2 (of 2)|William Denison Lyman