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Between the death rattle of winter and St. Patrick's Day, March is the month for stouts.
Snowplows barrel down, a death rattle distressing the streets.
Perhaps their fighting words are just death rattles.
The Nashville Statement, then, sounds like the death rattle of a movement that has disgraced itself.
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DEATH RATTLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of death rattle for English Language Learners
: a sound that is sometimes heard coming from a dying person's throat or chest
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