- At last he shut the book, and, laying it down, proceeded to exhume a morning coat. - "Six Months at the Cape", R.M. Ballantyne.
- Exhume, to dig out of the ground, or in the case of a fossil, to take out of its place of burial in the rock. - "Unexplored!", Allen Chaffee.
- Nor this alone: its destiny may doom it To outlive e'en its use and history- Some ploughman of the future may exhume it From soil now deep beneath the eastern sea. - "Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce", E. R. Billings.