death house

noun

Definition of death house

: the section of a prison for person awaiting execution

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First Known Use of death house

1837, in the meaning defined above

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“Death house.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/death%20house. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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