What does the word coffin mean?

Usage examples for coffin

  1. Well- his coffin would be a common one- an Archer Five... – The Planet Strappers by Raymond Zinke Gallun
  2. The body of a young man who was drowned a few weeks ago came ashore this morning, and his friends have been busy all day making a coffin in the yard of the house where he lived. – The Aran Islands by John M. Synge
  3. One of them will furnish your coffin, and the other will drive the nails into it. – Empire Builders by Francis Lynde