Origin of urn
OTHER WORDS FROM urnurnlike, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH urnearn, urn
Words nearby urn
How to use urn in a sentence
Eventually, he decided not to retest the contents of the urn and to hand the girl’s remains over to Barnes’s father, who had come to the scene and also became visibly upset once he heard police claimed the urn held drugs.
Barnes has filed a federal lawsuit alleging officers with the Springfield Police Department unlawfully took the sealed urn containing his daughter’s remains, opened it without his consent, and spilled some of the ashes while testing for drugs.
At one point, one officer showed the urn to another officer.
It’s a leap of faith, after all, to accept that the dust in an urn was actually once your grandfather or a favorite aunt.
As the congressional ceremony came to a close, an honor guard slowly carried the urn and the trifolded flag to the waiting hearse.Officer Brian Sicknick remembered as hero who died defending the U.S. Capitol|Meagan Flynn, Emily Davies, Paul M. Duggan|February 3, 2021|Washington Post
The Oberhausen aquarium erected a memorial of the psychic octopus with a golden urn containing his ashes.The Amazing Tale of Paul the Psychic Octopus: Germany’s World Cup Soothsayer|Emily Shire|July 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We have a lock of his hair, a few photos, and plaster footprints, along with the tiny blue urn we chose when we had him cremated.Daily Beast Readers React to YouTube Stillborn Baby Memorials|Brandy Zadrozny|November 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The boys remains are supposedly contained in an urn in Westminster Abbey.
The Queen was reportedly in "full agreement" with the church authorities that the urn should not be opened.
Browne wrote hauntingly of the resemblance between the urn and the womb.Halloween Read: Thomas Browne’s Eerie Premonition of His Burial|Stefan Beck|October 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
After the burning, the bones are collected, placed in an urn, and interred upon some eminence under a small monument.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
These simple objects speak more directly to the heart than storied urn or animated bust.The Catacombs of Rome|William Henry Withrow
She squatted at my feet, putting the tray on the bench, and holding a large graceful urn of some liquid to replenish my cup.Valley of the Croen|Lee Tarbell
The heart of Anne is likewise buried in a silver urn in the same vault.
The urn had been sent down, with strict injunctions to keep the water boiling, and all was cleared away.Newton Forster|Captain Frederick Marryat