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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The personification of death as a cloaked man or skeleton carrying a scythe.

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  • proper n. A personification of Death as an old man, or a skeleton, carrying a scythe, taking souls to the afterlife

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. Death personified as an old man or a skeleton with a scythe

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