Mourning(redirected from mourningly)
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MOURNING. This word has several significations. 1. It is the apparel worn at
funerals, and for a time afterwards, in order to manifest grief for the
death of some one, and to honor his memory. 2. The expenses paid for such
2. It has been held in England, that a demand for mourning furnished to the widow and family of the testator, is not a funeral expense. 2 Carr. & P. 207. Vide 14 Ves. 346; 1 Ves. & Bea. 364. See 2 Bell's Comm. 156.