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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Deathblow  \Death"blow`\,  n. 
  A  mortal  or  crushing  blow;  a  stroke  or  event  which  kills  or 
  destroys. 
 
  The  deathblow  of  my  hope.  --Byron. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  deathblow 
  n  :  the  blow  that  kills  (usually  mercifully)  [syn:  {coup  de 
  grace}] 




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