Definition: funeral director; one whose business is to arrange burials
Definition: funeral director; one whose business is to arrange burials
Sentences Containing 'undertaker'
If I know, I wish I may land in HUMP YOURSELF, YOU SON OF AN UNDERTAKER!
He chuckled blithely, took off his shining tile, pointed to a notched pink circlet of paper pasted into its crown, with something lettered on it, and went on chuckling while I read,`J. B, UNDERTAKER.'
No, sir, they drop off right along there ain't any dull spots in the undertaker line.
The world neither ever saw, nor ever will see, a perfectly fair lottery, or one in which the whole gain compensated the whole loss; because the undertaker could make nothing by it.
They afford some profit to the undertaker of the work, but no rent to the landlord.
They can be wrought advantageously by nobody but the landlord, who, being himself the undertaker of the work, gets the ordinary profit of the capital which he employs in it.
Both the proprietor and the undertaker of the work find, the one that he can get a greater rent, the other that he can get a greater profit, by somewhat underselling all their neighbours.
The whole capital of the undertaker of every work is necessarily divided between his fixed and his circulating capital.
Of the produce of a great manufactory, in the same manner, one part, and that always the largest, replaces the capital of the undertaker of the work; the other pays his profit, and thus constitutes a revenue to the owner of this capital.
It is by means of an additional capital only, that the undertaker of any work can either provide his workmen with better machinery, or make a more proper distribution of employment among them.
The merchant is commonly a bold, a country gentleman a timid undertaker.
The undertaker of a great manufactory is sometimes alarmed if another work of the same kind is established within twenty miles of him; the Dutch undertaker of the woollen manufacture at Abbeville, stipulated that no work of the same kind should be established within thirty leagues of that city.
The neighbors said it was the doctor first, then Emmeline, then the undertaker--the undertaker never got in ahead of Emmeline but once, and then she hung fire on a rhyme for the dead person's name, which was Whistler.
But pretty soon they see that long-legged undertaker make a sign to the preacher as much as to say, "Don't you worry--just depend on me."
There warn't no more popular man in town than what that undertaker was.
Lesnar's rapid rise to the top of WWE in 2002 led to a feud with The Undertaker, which involved a match at Unforgiven.
The next month, at No Mercy, he faced The Undertaker again, this time in a Hell in a Cell match.
Leading up to the match, Lesnar broke the Undertaker's hand with a propane tank.
Despite Heyman begging McMahon not to let The Undertaker use his cast as a weapon, the request was denied and the match went on as planned.
Six days after his Hell in a Cell match with The Undertaker, Lesnar successfully retained his WWE title in a Handicap match with Heyman at the Rebellion pay-per-view against Edge.
Lesnar made it to the final two, with the only remaining entry being a returning Undertaker who entered the match last. Lesnar went on to win the match by eliminating Undertaker, which now guaranteed him a title match at WrestleMania XIX.
With Angle finally out of his hair for the first time in nearly a year, Lesnar returned to feuding with The Undertaker.
Lesnar had previously cost Undertaker the title in a match against then-champion Kurt Angle, which granted him a shot at Lesnar's title.
At No Mercy, Lesnar defeated Undertaker in a Biker Chain match.
However, the rivalry came to an end when Undertaker instead chose to focus on McMahon.
The Undertaker returned to confront Lesnar and accepted his challenge for a WrestleMania XXX match.
His winning record was decisively ended by The Undertaker on 19 March and he also failed to win the Money in the Bank match at WrestleMania XXVI, his first WrestleMania appearance.
Therefore, in the United Kingdom, bodies are cremated in the same coffin that they are placed in at the undertaker's, although the regulations allow the use of an approved "cover" during the funeral service.
In Australia, the deceased is cremated in a coffin supplied by the undertaker.
In the United Kingdom, and possibly other countries, the undertaker is required to remove such devices prior to delivering the body to the crematorium, and sign a declaration stating that no hazardous device remains in place.
Although he did not win the match, he was impressive enough that when Cena attacked Jordan after the match was over, The Undertaker, with whom Cena was feuding with, came to the ring and helped Jordan to his feet.
This happened when he saved JBL from an attack from The Undertaker.
In the main event, The Undertaker defeated Steve Austin in a singles match (with Vince McMahon and Shane McMahon as the guest referees) to win the WWF Championship.
There, The Undertaker abducted Stephanie McMahon, the daughter of chairman Vince McMahon.
The Undertaker's price for Stephanie's return was control over the wrestling organization.
His plans were thwarted, however, by the WWF Champion, Steve Austin, who rescued Stephanie and denied The Undertaker his ransom.
This plot development set up a feud between the two wrestlers, which would be settled in a standard singles match for the Championship at Over the Edge, in which both Vince and his son Shane, who had aligned himself with The Undertaker, would serve as the guest referee.
WWF further built up the rivalry between The Undertaker and Austin by having them attack each other on WWF programming, before their showdown.
On May 3, 1999, The Undertaker threw Austin off the stage, and two weeks later, the WWF Champion handcuffed his title challenger to a crucifix, which was raised above the ring.
The main event was a singles match in which WWF Champion Steve Austin defended against The Undertaker.
Patterson, however, was unable to officiate the entire match after The Undertaker executed a chokeslam on him.
The Undertaker and Austin wrestled inconclusively until Austin hit The Undertaker on the head with a folding chair.
As Austin went to cover The Undertaker, Gerald Brisco, another accomplice of Vince, came down to the ring to replace Patterson and officiated the unsuccessful pinfall attempt by Austin.
Like his partner Patterson, Brisco was unable to officiate the entire match after The Undertaker attacked him.
Vince then came down to the ring as another referee replacement, but when Austin forcefully pulled The Undertaker's head over his shoulders to perform a stunner, Shane prevented him from performing a three count.
After Over the Edge, The Rock was scripted into a feud with The Undertaker over his WWF Championship.
The evolving feud culminated into a standard match at King of the Ring, the WWF's June pay-per-view event, after The Rock defeated The Undertaker and Triple H in a standard match involving three wrestlers (also called a triple threat match), to earn a WWF Championship match against The Undertaker.
At King of the Ring, The Undertaker defeated The Rock to retain his title.
Intending to humiliate Austin, Vince and Shane scheduled Austin in a standard match against The Undertaker for his title on June 28, however, Austin won the match and the title.
His earliest work appeared in 1922 as illustrations for "Verotchka's Tales" and "The Undertaker's Garland".
More Vocab Wordsminutiae - petty or trivial details; CF. minutia
knack - special talent; art
predilection - preference; partiality
embryonic - undeveloped; rudimentary; N. embryo: organism in the early stage of development
scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
increment - increase
criteria - standards used in judging; CF. criterion
underscore - underline; emphasize
malingerer - one who feigns illness to escape duty; V. malinger: feign illness to avoid work
defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous