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Mortician vs. Undertaker

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Morticiannoun

(US) An undertaker or funeral director.

Undertakernoun

A funeral director; someone whose business is to manage funerals, burials and cremations.

Morticiannoun

one whose business is the management of funerals

Undertakernoun

(historical) A person receiving land in Ireland during the Elizabethan era, so named because they gave an undertaking to abide by several conditions regarding marriage, to be loyal to the crown, and to use English as their spoken language.

Undertakernoun

(historical) A contractor for the royal revenue in England, one of those who undertook to manage the House of Commons for the king in the Addled Parliament of 1614.

Undertakernoun

(rare) One who undertakes or commits to doing something.

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Undertakernoun

One who undertakes; one who engages in any project or business.

Undertakernoun

One who stipulates or covenants to perform any work for another; a contractor.

β€˜To sign deputations for undertakes to furnish their proportions of saltpeter.’; β€˜In come some other undertakes, and promise us the same or greater wonders.’;

Undertakernoun

Specifically, one who takes the charge and management of funerals.

Undertakernoun

one whose business is the management of funerals

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