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 Death-bell.Death-watch. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Death-meal (A).
 
A funeral banquet.   1
        “Death-meals, as they were termed, were spread in honour of the deceased.”—Sir W. Scott: The Betrothed, chap. 7.
 


 Death-bell.Death-watch. 

 
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