Ashes - (Webster's 1828 Dictionary)
ASH'ES, n. plu. Without the singular number.
1. The earthy particles of combustible substances remaining after combustion; as of wood or coal.
2. The remains of the human body when burnt. Hence figuratively, a dead body or corpse.
3. In scripture, ashes is used to denote vileness, meanness, frailty, or humiliation.
I who am but dust and ashes. Gen 18.
I abhor myself and repent in dust and ashes. Job 42.
ASH'-FIRE, n. A low fire used in chimical operations.
ASH'-HOLE, n. A repository for ashes; the lower part of a furnace.
ASH'-LAR, n. Common or free stones, as they come from the quarry, of different lengths, breadths and thicknesses.