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last offices

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Definition of last offices in English:

plural noun

The preparation of a dead person for burial: the district nurse could be asked to complete last offices
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  • The ‘laying-out’ of the body - or ‘rendering the last offices’ was in the past a job traditionally done by women, often the local midwife.

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