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Word: mortician

Definition: undertaker; CF. death


Sentences Containing 'mortician'

In the offseason, Quinn was a mortician, and he owned a funeral home after his playing days ended.
In the third issue of the Batman vampire series "", the Riddler appears in a morgue where he shoots the mortician who was about to start an autopsy on a corpse where the Riddler had stored a large quantity of drugs.
Leslie Dillon was a 27-year-old bellhop, aspiring writer and former mortician's assistant who became a suspect in the case when he began writing to LAPD police psychiatrist Dr. J. Paul De River in October 1948.
Motoki studied the art of 'encoffinment' at first hand from a mortician, and how to play a cello for the earlier parts of the film.

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