Coffin vs. Bier

Coffin vs. Bier — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Coffin and Bier

Coffinnoun

A rectangular closed box in which the body of a dead person is placed for burial.

Biernoun

A litter to transport the corpse of a dead person.

Coffinnoun

(cartomancy) The eighth Lenormand card.

Biernoun

A platform or stand where a body or coffin is placed.

Coffinnoun

(obsolete) A basket.

Biernoun

A count of forty threads in the warp or chain of woollen cloth.

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Coffinnoun

(archaic) A casing or crust, or a mold, of pastry, as for a pie.

Biernoun

a coffin along with its stand;

we followed the bier to the graveyard

Coffinnoun

(obsolete) A conical paper bag, used by grocers.

Biernoun

a stand to support a corpse or a coffin prior to burial

Coffinnoun

The hollow crust or hoof of a horse's foot, below the coronet, in which is the coffin bone.

Coffinverb

(transitive) To place in a coffin.

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Coffinnoun

box in which a corpse is buried or cremated

Coffinverb

place into a coffin;

her body was coffined