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"l'avant veille" = 'the day before yesterday'??? or 'yesterday'?

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Re: "l'avant veille" = 'the day before yesterday'??? or 'yesterday'?

Posted: 9 Dec 2012 3:38PM GMT
Classification: Query
It means before yesterday, and implies the day before yesterday in a death record.

Burials typically occurred 2 days after death prior to the latter 19th Century. You'll start to see that lengthen to 3 days in the 20th.
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SuzanneandJon 9 Dec 2012 5:20PM GMT 
daciodan 9 Dec 2012 10:38PM GMT 
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