Definition of layer-out in English:


nounPlural layers-out

  • A person who prepares a dead body for burial.

    • ‘She was the layer-out of the dead for the neighborhood.’
    • ‘Indeed, Graves's definition of the ‘capricious and all-powerful Threefold Goddess’ mother, bride and layer-out, or mother, lover, witch-is also applicable to the trio: olive, fig, vine.’