Definition of layer-out in English:

Share this entry


noun (plural layers-out)

A person who prepares a dead body for burial.
Example sentences
  • Indeed, Graves's definition of the ‘capricious and all-powerful Threefold Goddess’ mother, bride and layer-out, or mother, lover, witch-is also applicable to the trio: olive, fig, vine.
  • She was the layer-out of the dead for the neighborhood.
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.