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