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  • n. Archaic form of euthanasia.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as euthanasia.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as euthanasia.


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  • He thought he was sinking into a kind of euthanasy, that his life was drifting out amid delightful dreams.

    A Victor of Salamis

  • And no consummation could satisfy us as a proper euthanasy of this memorable conspiracy, which should not fasten itself as a _moral_ to the long malice of the agitation growing out of it, as a natural warning, and saying audibly to all future agitators -- try not this scheme again, or look for a similar humiliation.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 54, No. 337, November, 1843

  • But you can't bring that charge against euthanasy.

    Indian Summer

  • It was a clear case, therefore, that, howsoever Europe might please to dream upon the matter when pauperism should have reached that glorious euthanasy predicted by the alchemist of old and the economist of 1800, for the present she must deal actively with her own pauperism on some avowed plan and principle, good or evil -- gentle or harsh.

    Theological Essays and Other Papers — Volume 1


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