dead man's float

noun

: a prone floating position with the arms extended forward

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1946, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dead man's float was circa 1946

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“Dead man's float.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dead%20man%27s%20float. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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