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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Bores through wood making a ticking sound popularly thought to presage dying; Minute wingless psocopterous insects injurious to books and papers.

Usage examples (23)
  • I am writing these lines in the death cell, and the deathwatch is set on me.
  • Watch this space: I'll post the deathwatch updates.
  • I think we should start a thenew995fm. com deathwatch.
  • Then he had been moved to the prison's deathwatch area. for more
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