Definitions

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  • n. Alternative spelling of body snatcher.

Etymologies

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body +‎ snatcher

Examples

  • Among its dour treasures: a flogging bench with handmade flog, and a grisly purse made of skin from the hand of Burke the bodysnatcher himself.

    Barry Yourgrau: A Remembrance In Edinburgh

  • Brilliant aquamarine but bloodshot eyes - is that a sign of coloured contact lenses or being a bodysnatcher?

    Quick round up

  • What if the bodysnatcher had to dispose of a body?

    Archive 2009-01-11

  • And then I had a sequence flash through my head, a little mental cinema of von Frankenstein looking at one of his failed experiments and wondering what the hell to do with it, passing it to the bodysnatcher who he'd purchased the parts from, and then when the bodysnatcher's cart is surrounded by an angry mob the body in the back of the cart gets up...

    Archive 2009-01-11

  • At which point I started writing a scene with a pure collector and a bodysnatcher sharing a drink.

    Archive 2009-01-11

  • Island marooned alien derelict bodysnatcher decides on a shooting swansong.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • Why would bodysnatcher Harman pose as the enemy of money grabbing local authorities?

    Leaseholders used as cash-points

  • And the offspring was a bodysnatcher, deployed by a shadow government to replace people and engineer discontent.

    nessus Diary Entry

  • “You tend to your business, you infernal bodysnatcher, and let us run ours, ” ran the message, and I understood.

    My Dog is avenged

  • For added excitement, there's also werewolf/bodysnatcher Dog-Face Joe, who's patrolling the streets, more time travel, and a terrifyingly twisted clown/magician called Horrabin to provide the shivers.

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