from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The reducing of anything to ashes by combustion; incineration.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The reducing of anything to ashes by combustion; cinefaction.
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- noun The reducing of anything to
ashesby combustion; cinefaction.
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Latin cinis ashes: compare French cinération.
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While this cineration is going on vultures and carrion fowl not infrequently pounce down upon the body, and tear away pieces of flesh from the ghastly, smoking corpse.
A History of Nursery Rhymes Percy B. Green
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April 6, 2011