to murder, as by suffocation, so as to leave no or few marks of violence.
to suppress or get rid of by some indirect maneuver.
The Fiend’s Delight Dod Grile
The History of Burke and Hare George Mac Gregor
to murder in such a way as to leave no marks on the body, usually by suffocation
to get rid of, silence, or suppress
Edmund. 1729–97, British Whig statesman, conservative political theorist, and orator, born in Ireland: defended parliamentary government and campaigned for a more liberal treatment of the American colonies; denounced the French Revolution
Robert O’Hara. 1820–61, Irish explorer, who led the first expedition (1860–61) across Australia from south to north. He was accompanied by W. J. Wills, George Grey, and John King; King alone survived the return journey
William. 1792–1829, Irish murderer and body snatcher; associate of William Hare
a loose garment covering the entire body and having a veiled opening for the eyes, worn by Muslim women. Historical Examples Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 1 (of 2) Sven Hedin noun a variant spelling of burqa noun noun Word Origin n.
a republic in W Africa: formerly part of French West Africa. 106,111 sq. mi. (274,827 sq. km). Capital: Ouagadougou. noun an inland republic in W Africa: dominated by Mossi kingdoms (10th–19th centuries); French protectorate established in 1896; became an independent republic in 1960; consists mainly of a flat savanna plateau. Official language: French; Mossi and […]
to murder, as by suffocation, so as to leave no or few marks of violence. to suppress or get rid of by some indirect maneuver. Historical Examples The History of Burke and Hare George Mac Gregor The Diary of a Resurrectionist, 1811-1812 James Blake Bailey The Insurrection in Dublin James Stephens Three Plays by Granville-Barker […]
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