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 Dead Water.Dead Wind (A). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Dead Weight.
 
The weight of something without life; a burden that does nothing towards easing its own weight; a person who encumbers us and renders no assistance. (See DEAD LIFT.)   1
 


 Dead Water.Dead Wind (A). 

 
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