Definition of Deathblows

1. Noun. (plural of deathblow) ¹



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Definition of Deathblows

1. deathblow [n] - See also: deathblow

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deathblows

death throes
death toll
death trance
death warmed up
death warrant
death wish
death wishes
death zone
death zones
deathbed
deathbeds
deathbell
deathbells
deathbird
deathblow
deathblows (current term)
deathcare
deathcore
deathcup
deathcups
deather
deathers
deathfic
deathfics
deathful
deathfulness
deathhouse
deathhouses
deathier
deathiest

Literary usage of Deathblows

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1. The Vanishing Race: The Last Great Indian Council, a Record in Picture and by Joseph Kossuth Dixon, Rodman Wanamaker (1913)
"... thirty-three years before, clad in a white shirt, red leggings, without war-bonnet, he had ridden a white horse, dealing deathblows to the boys in blue, ..."

2. China: Its History, Arts and Literature by Frank Brinkley (1902)
"Nothing had happened during the twelve months to modify that estimate of the Manchu Government. Its weakness was more than ever palpable, " deathblows," as ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1875)
"... have a tendency to lapse and die out, when those who cherish them are met by such deathblows to their localisation as Mr ..."

4. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1868)
"We all feel that such blows are indeed deathblows to the rebellion. I have the honor to be, sir, your obedient servant, ..."

5. The Life of Rutherford Birchard Hayes by Charles Richard Williams (1914)
"Slavery is getting deathblows. As an "institution" it perishes in this war. It will take years to get rid of its debris, but the "sacred" is gone.1 A few ..."

6. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1872)
"She took it (as we so often take onr deathblows) carelessly, unconsciously, with a word of thanks to Lewis, thinking that it was some note from Miss Cleasby ..."

7. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1905)
"I am not prepared to admit that courts of equity, which have dealt deathblows to fraud wherever it has reared its hydra head for hundreds of years, ..."

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