body snatcher

noun

Definition of body snatcher

: one who steals corpses from graves

First Known Use of body snatcher

circa 1812, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of body snatcher was circa 1812

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body snatcher

noun
body snatch·​er | \ -ˈsnach-ər How to pronounce body snatcher (audio) \

Medical Definition of body snatcher

: one especially in former times who illegally removed usually recently interred corpses from graves for medical dissection or for sale for this purpose

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