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deathday

[deth-dey] /ˈdɛθˌdeɪ/
noun
1.
the day or the anniversary of the day of a person's death.
Origin of deathday
900
before 900; Middle English deth day, Old English deothdæge. See death, day
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  • Who crowns his bust with laurels, or celebrates his birthday and his deathday with solemn festivals and pompous panegyrics?

    Renaissance in Italy, Volume 2 (of 7) John Addington Symonds

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