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Definition of Coffin

Coffin

  1. The case in which a dead human body is inclosed for burial.
  2. A basket.
  3. A casing or crust, or a mold, of pastry, as for a pie.
  4. A conical paper bag, used by grocers.
  5. The hollow crust or hoof of a horse's foot, below the coronet, in which is the coffin bone.
  6. To inclose in, or as in, a coffin.

Coffin Quotations

Falling in love is the best way to kill your heart because then it's not yours anymore. It's laid in a coffin, waiting to be cremated.
Ville Valo

A cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers, looks around for a coffin.
H. L. Mencken

When I die, I'll probably climb out of the coffin and play the organ at my own funeral!
Rick Wakeman

If you don't have humour, then you may as well nail the coffin lid down now.
Roger Moore

I am a born-again atheist, so there isn't going to be a funeral. I will be buried in a linen wrap in a cardboard coffin in my forest with an oak tree planted on my head.
Felix Dennis
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Coffin Translations

coffin in Dutch is doodkist, kist
coffin in French is cercueil
coffin in German is Sarg
coffin in Italian is feretro
coffin in Latin is arca archa
coffin in Norwegian is kiste
coffin in Swedish is kista, likkista
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