Definition of Death-roll
1. Noun. A list of persons killed in a war or other disaster.
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Literary usage of Death-roll
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 Aëroplane 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."