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  • noun The practice of illegally removing corpses from graves, originally to supply cadavers for medical study.


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  • Either way -- especially with The Owl in Daylight -- I want Tessa Dick to stop her graverobbing.

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  • A historical novel set in early 19th century Boston, it delves into the sordid world of graverobbing and pre-hygienic medicine.

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  • In Gabon, the knowledge that human bones are used in the potion was nearly as shocking to many as the news of the graverobbing operation.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • There is such demand for brides that graverobbing is not unheard of.

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  • This kind of barbarism -- looting, graverobbing, banditry, corpses floating through the streets -- isn't supposed to happen here.

    Richard Bradley: Labor Daze

  • When will George Bush stop graverobbing the dead of 9-11?


  • Instead of anything truly creative/innovative/emotional being done with it, most people are simply doing the same thing (but faster!) or graverobbing the past (ala Jet, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, etc.)

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  • Some of them came to Sanction, where I was under arrest for graverobbing and heretical magic.

    Riverwind the Plainsman

  • Is Hollywood so desperate for ideas, so eager for name recognition that they'll pillage dusty shelves and do a bit of graverobbing in order to concoct a hero for a new age?


  • Also, his henchmen's sloppy graverobbing skills have the town's detectives and vigilante mobs hot on Dr. Frank's tail.

    DVD Verdict


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