Herse

Part of speech: noun

A vehicle for carrying the dead to the grave.

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Usage examples "herse":

  1. " It is like a story," Herse put in. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
  2. The old man shook his fist at the invisible foe and Herse echoed his words: " Aye, aye, only do that!" - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
  3. So we read that at far- famed Cressy the French fought en battaille a haye, the English drawn up en herse. - "Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah", Sir Richard Francis Burton.