Struldbrug

noun Struld·brug \ˈstrəl(d)ˌbrəg\

Definition of Struldbrug

plural

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  1. :  one of a class of imaginary persons who can never die but who are declared dead in law at the age of 80 and live on wretchedly at state expense

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Origin and Etymology of struldbrug

Struldbrug, one of a class among the inhabitants of the imaginary country Luggnagg, in the book Gulliver's Travels (1726) by Jonathan Swift †1745 English satirist, composed of persons who can never die


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