last/dying breath

noun

Definition of last/dying breath

: the last breath taken before one dies He blessed her with his last/dying breath.

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“Last/dying breath.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/last%2Fdying%20breath. Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

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