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accident insurance

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noun
  1. insurance providing for loss resulting from accidental bodily injury.

Origin of accident insurance

An Americanism dating back to 1865–70
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Historical Examples

  • Ever since I have been a director in an accident-insurance company I have felt that I am a better man.

    Mark Twain's Speeches

    Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)


British Dictionary definitions for accident insurance

accident insurance

noun
  1. insurance providing compensation for accidental injury or death
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