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death chair

Origin of death chair
1885-90, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • That messenger was without doubt some one over whom he holds the threat of the death chair.

    The Million Dollar Mystery Harold MacGrath
  • So Jones will spend his days in prison, though he will escape the death chair.

  • “I want to know all about the death chair,” he whimpered stubbornly.

    Rose O'Paradise Grace Miller White
  • That is why there are so many "men of God" in our jails, and why so many have paid the supreme penalty in the death chair.

    An Atheist Manifesto Joseph Lewis

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