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Decedent   Listen
noun
Decedent  n.  A deceased person.






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"Decedent" Quotes from Famous Books



... States, representing 48 per cent. of our population, are comprised in the "registration area"; that is, record all deaths, and forbid burial without a legal permit giving the cause of death and other details. Outside of this little group of States, the decedent may be tucked away informally underground and no one be the wiser for it. This is convenient for the enterprising murderers, and saves trouble for the undertakers. Indeed, so interested are the latter class, that in Iowa they secured the practical repeal of ...
— McClure's Magazine, Vol. XXXI, No. 3, July 1908. • Various



Words linked to "Decedent" :   living dead, dead, deceased person, person, soul, mortal, Lazarus, infernal, deceased, zombi



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