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a. the giving of testimony on oath
b. the testimony so given
c. the sworn statement of a witness used in court in his absence
2. the act or instance of deposing
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The laying, placing, or throwing down of any material; specifically, the constructive process of accumulation into beds, veins, or irregular masses of any kind of loose, solid rock material by any kind of natural agent.
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Christ is taken from the cross and enshrouded. [N.T.: Matthew 27:57–60; Christian Art: Appleton, 55]
See: Passion of Christ
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