death's-head

noun \ ˈdeths-ˌhed \

Definition of death's-head

: a human skull or a depiction of a human skull symbolizing death

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death's-head

Definition of death's-head for English Language Learners

  • : a picture of the bones of a human head : a human skull used as a symbol for death


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