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death warrant

noun

Simple Definition of death warrant

  • : an official document ordering a person to be killed as a punishment

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of death warrant

  1. 1 :  a warrant for the execution of a death sentence

  2. 2 :  deathblow

1692

First Known Use of death warrant

1692


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