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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 hearse /ˈhɝs/
 靈車

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hearse n.  A hind in the second year of its age. [Eng.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hearse n.
 1. A framework of wood or metal placed over the coffin or tomb of a deceased person, and covered with a pall; also, a temporary canopy bearing wax lights and set up in a church, under which the coffin was placed during the funeral ceremonies. [Obs.]
 2. A grave, coffin, tomb, or sepulchral monument. [Archaic] “Underneath this marble hearse.”
    Beside the hearse a fruitful palm tree grows.   --Fairfax
    Who lies beneath this sculptured hearse.   --Longfellow.
 3. A bier or handbarrow for conveying the dead to the grave. [Obs.]
 Set down, set down your honorable load,
 It honor may be shrouded in a hearse.   --Shak.
 4. A carriage or motor vehicle specially adapted or used for conveying the dead to the grave in a coffin.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hearse, v. t. To inclose in a hearse; to entomb. [Obs.] “Would she were hearsed at my foot.”
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 hearse
      n : a vehicle for carrying a coffin to a church or a cemetery;
          formerly drawn by horses but now usually a motor vehicle