Betekenis van:
funeral pyre

funeral pyre
Zelfstandig naamwoord
  • stapel hout voor verbranding; brandstapel
  • wood heaped for burning a dead body as a funeral rite




  1. You say that it is your custom to burn widows. Very well. We also have a custom: when men burn a woman alive, we tie a rope around their necks and we hang them. Build your funeral pyre; beside it, my carpenters will build a gallows. You may follow your custom. And then we will follow ours.