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gravedigger

[greyv-dig-er] /ˈgreɪvˌdɪg ər/
noun
1.
a person whose occupation is digging graves.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95; grave1 + digger
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Examples for gravedigger
  • No matter who is doing the consuming, capitalism is our gravedigger.
  • Any application for a gravedigger's permit shall be made to the office of the city secretary.

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