What does cerecloth mean?

Definitions for cerecloth
ˈsɪərˌklɔθ, -ˌklɒθ; -ˌklɔðz, -ˌklɒðz, -ˌklɔθs, -ˌklɒθscere·cloth

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cereclothnoun

    a waterproof waxed cloth once used as a shroud


  1. cereclothnoun

    Cloth coated with wax used for covering the dead.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Cereclothnoun

    Cloth smeared over with glutinous matter, used to wounds and bruises.

    Etymology: from cere and cloth.

    The ancient Egyptian mummies were shrowded in a number of folds of linen, besmeared with gums, in manner of cerecloth. Francis Bacon.


  1. cerecloth

    Cerecloth is a type of fabric, often linen, that has been coated or impregnated with wax, making it waterproof. This waxed cloth used to be commonly used in the burial process to wrap or cover a dead body, as a preservation measure or as a shroud.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cereclothnoun

    a cloth smeared with melted wax, or with some gummy or glutinous matter

  2. Etymology: [L. cera wax + E. cloth.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cerecloth in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cerecloth in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8


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    the act of taking something from someone unlawfully
    A liniment
    B taper
    C nidus
    D larceny

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