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body snatching

noun
1.
the act or practice of robbing a grave to obtain a cadaver for dissection.
Origin of body snatching
1825-1835
1825-35
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  • Having thus completed the first phase of his meticulous attack – he moves on to the second chapter in this book of body snatching.

    After the Rain Sam Vaknin

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