Share this entry
last offices Line breaks: last of¦fices

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
More example sentences
  • 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.
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.

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources