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Parlour vs Undertaker - What's the difference?

parlour | undertaker |

As nouns the difference between parlour and undertaker

is that parlour is while undertaker is a funeral director; someone whose business is to manage funerals, burials and cremations.

parlour

English

Noun

(en noun)
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  • *:At half-past nine on this Saturday evening, the parlour of the Salutation Inn, High Holborn, contained most of its customary visitors.In former days every tavern of repute kept such a room for its own select circle, a club, or society, of habitu├ęs, who met every evening, for a pipe and a cheerful glass.
  • undertaker

    English

    Noun

  • A funeral director; someone whose business is to manage funerals, burials and cremations
  • (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.
  • In 1588 became an undertaker in the first Elizabethan plantation, receiving the forfeited Irish estate of Kilcolman Castle.