body-snatcher

body snatcher

noun
1.
a person who steals corpses; graverobber.
2.
Slang. an agency that recruits executives working for one company to fill top management positions in another.

Origin:
1805–15

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body snatcher
 
n
(formerly) a person who robbed graves and sold the corpses for dissection
 
body snatching
 
n

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