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floral tribute

euphemism Flowers used to honor the dead, as at a funeral or grave. On Mother's Day, floral tributes filled every corner of the cemetery. I sent a floral tribute to Ron's funeral because I was out of town.
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floral tribute

Euph. flowers sent to a funeral. The church was filled with floral tributes. Did you wish to make any arrangements for floral tributes at your grandmother's funeral?
See also: tribute
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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I would like to see a complete ban on such activity on the basis that floral tributes in many circumstances are a serious hazard and can potentially cause further accidents.
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BIFIELD Margaret The family would like to thank relatives and friends for their Mass cards, floral tributes, donations and kind messages on the sad loss of our much loved aunt.
Jennifer and the family of the late Ralph wish to express their sincere thanks to all the relatives, friends and neighbours for the kindness and sympathy shown to them during their recent sad bereavement, also for the cards, letters of condolence, floral tributes received and donations of pounds 410 for the Willowburn Hospice.
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The family of the late Pauline would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for the support and kindness, cards of condolence and beautiful floral tributes received.
Jean and Family would like to thank all Family, Friends and Neighbours, for their beautiful floral tributes and cards.
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DOWNES Joan Sue, Mike and family would like to thank all our lovely family and friends for their floral tributes and messages of sympathy in our sad loss of a much loved Mum and Nan.
The family of the late Catherine (Kate), wish to express their sincere thanks to all relatives, friends and neighbours for all of the kindness and sympathy shown to them during their recent sad bereavement, also for the cards, letters of condolence and beautiful floral tributes. Thanks to staff at Ward 2, North Tyneside General Hospital and thanks to Rev.
The family of the late James Nicholson wish to express their sincere thanks to all relatives and friends for the kindness and sympathy shown to them during their recent bereavement, also for the cards and floral tributes received.
ALBUTT Melvyn Raymond Wife Marcia, Sons Geoffrey and Raymond wish to express their grateful appreciation to all who officiated and attended Melvyn's funeral the 2nd March, sincere thanks to those who sent floral tributes, cards, phone messages of sympathy and also the donations to the Diabetic UK.
for all their kind words, sympathy, mass cards, and floral tributes, and donations to charity.
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