bier bier  /ˈbir/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a coffin along with its stand
  2. (n) a stand to support a corpse or a coffin prior to burial

Usage(s):

  1. Then four men pick up the bier, easily handling its weight with one arm, and walk a short way to a freshly dug hole, into which they lower the bundle and bury it.
  2. Soon a great many bier abends were given: at Riga.
  3. While his body lay in state at Rome's North American College, prelates and priests, diplomats and laymen filed by his bier.

News

  1. BikeWalkKC Kicks off Bicycle Friendly Business Program Nominations

    BikeWalkKC recognizes Bier Station and starts a metro-wide search for other bike friendly businesses in Kansas City (PRWeb June 12, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10827841.htm
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Love gets better with age, but cliches don’t.

    Love is All You Need Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Trine Dryholm Director: Susanne Bier Rated: R Run Time: 118 m Grade C+ In the ever weirder cycle of globalization, America increasingly relies on overseas markets to supplement the bottom lines of its endless glut of tired sequels and mega budget special effects action flicks, and in return, most foreign movies play here to modest art house ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Detroit Metro Times

  3. Rodeo winners

    Rodeo high point winners are, back from left: Bev Martin, Gem County Sheriff’s Posse, Lacey Yates, Bobbie Hall, Kyna Schroeder and Jim Bier, GCSP. Front row from left: Audree Jenkins and Harper Goodwin.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Messenger Index

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Quotes

  • "The bier was of solid gold, studded with precious stones, and hand a cover of purple, embroidered with various colors; on this lay the body enveloped in a purple robe, a diadem encircling the head and surmounted by a crown of gold, the scepter...
    on May 8, 2007 By: Josephus Flavius Source: USA Today

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