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Example sentences from the Web for winding sheet
We accordingly put the body in a winding-sheet, and coffined it up, waiting to carry it to the grave next morning.
The reduced size of the winding-sheet is to blame for this, by bringing them rudely in contact with their precious burden.Walks in Rome|Augustus J.C. Hare
What need or comfort are the things which the world has taught me, when after all, my winding-sheet will be but a blanket?The Brand|Therese Broderick
The Count moved slowly on, the winding-sheet still dragging behind him.The Count of Nideck|Ralph Browning Fiske
In some of the communes of this department the dead are wrapped in a winding-sheet, but are not inclosed in a coffin.Ten Thousand Wonderful Things|Edmund Fillingham King