Definition of layer-out in English:

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layer-out

noun (plural layers-out)

dated
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.
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