Definitions

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  • n. someone who is no longer alive

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Examples

  • This absolute solitude, which has always been vacation and recreation for me, is shared now by a dead soul [Footnote: Alexandre Manceau, the engraver, a friend of Maurice Sand.] who has ended here, like a lamp which is going out, yet which is here still.

    The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters

  • Do thou fulfil her desire, my lord, of a sight of thee from the porch, as thou passest in the street, wherewith thou wilt quicken the dead soul in her.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

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