dead man's float

noun

Definition of dead man's float

: a prone floating position with the arms extended forward

First Known Use of dead man's float

circa 1946, in the meaning defined above

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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 27 Jan. 2021.

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