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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

Same-sex marriage is not the final nail in the coffin for traditional marriage. It is just another road sign toward the substitution of government for God. Every moral discussion now pits the wisest moral arbiters among us - the Supreme Court, President Obama - against traditional religion.
Ben Shapiro

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

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

From the cradle to the coffin underwear comes first.
Bertolt Brecht

I don't want to own anything that won't fit into my coffin.
Fred Allen
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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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