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deathblow definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: the blow that kills (usually mercifully) [syn: deathblow, coup de grace]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1795 a destructive or killing stroke or event

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 a blow or other action that causes death. 2 an event or circumstance that abruptly ends an activity, enterprise, etc.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Deathblow Death"blow`, n. A mortal or crushing blow; a stroke or event which kills or destroys. The deathblow of my hope. --Byron.

Moby Thesaurus

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