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crossbones

[kraws-bohnz, kros-] /ˈkrɔsˌboʊnz, ˈkrɒs-/
plural noun
1.
a representation of two bones placed crosswise, usually below a skull, to symbolize death.
Origin of crossbones
1790-1800
1790-1800; cross- + bone + -s3
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crossbones

/ˈkrɒsˌbəʊnz/
plural noun
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