· The term "relict" on a tombstone means that the woman was a widow at the time of her death.
· The term "consort" on a tombstone means that her husband survived her.
· The term "cenotaph" engraved on a tombstone indicates an empty grave, with the stone erected in honor or memory of a person buried elsewhere (often erected in honor of a person lost at sea or in war)
CARVINGS AND THEIR MEANINGS
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