Definition of Death-roll

1. Noun. A list of persons killed in a war or other disaster.

Generic synonyms: Roll, Roster



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Death-roll

deasiuls
deasoil
deasoils
deasphalted
deasphalting
death
death's-head
death's-head hawkmoth
death's-head moth
death's head
death's herb
death-bed
death-knell
death-rattle
death-ray
death-roll (current term)
death-squad
death-watch beetle
death-watch beetles
death adder
death angel
death angels
death bed
death bell
death benefit
death by PowerPoint
death by chocolate
death by cop
death by spellcheck
death camas

Literary usage of Death-roll

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1. A History of Our Own Times by Justin McCarthy (1905)
"For this reason I record it first in the death-roll of this chapter. Prince Bismarck had, indeed, played so commanding, and in some instances so ..."

2. The Story of the AĆ«roplane by Claude Grahame-White (1911)
"CHAPTER XI THE AEROPLANE DEATH ROLL AND ANALYSIS OF MANY FATAL ACCIDENTS In this chapter, I shall deal, in as full a way as possible, with the aeroplane ..."

3. A History of Our Own Times: From 1880 to the Diamond Jubilee by Justin McCarthy (1897)
"... CHAPTER XIV ONLY A death-roll. ON March 27, 1889, a long and great career came to a close. ... DEATHROLL."

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