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Burying

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Cremation. The Parsees neither bury or burn their dead, because they will not defile the elements (fire and earth). So they carry their dead to the Tower of Silence, and leave the body there to be devoured by vultures. (See Nineteenth Century, October, 1893, p. 611.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Burlesque
Burlond
Burn
Burn
Burning Crown (A)
Burnt
Burnt Candlemas Day
Bursa (a bull’s hide)
Burst
Bury the Hatchet
Burying
Burying at Cross Roads
Bus
Busby (A)
Busby
Bush
Bushel
Bushman (Dutch, Boschjesman)
Bushrangers
Business, Busy
Business To-morrow