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accident insurance

insurance providing for loss resulting from accidental bodily injury.
Origin of accident insurance
An Americanism dating back to 1865-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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Examples from the Web for accident insurance
Historical Examples
  • Fred was assiduous in his cultivation of the force; he called it "accident insurance."

    Making Money Owen Johnson
  • Convince him that he needs to take out an accident insurance policy.

    Business English

    Rose Buhlig
  • "I'll bet a cooky you're a total loss and no accident insurance," Matt soliloquized.

    Cappy Ricks Peter B. Kyne
  • They knew that at this moment they were not especially attractive risks for an accident insurance company.

    From Place to Place

    Irvin S. Cobb
  • In an industrial plant one always has to consider the matter of safety rules and accident insurance rates.

    Sense from Thought Divide Mark Irvin Clifton
  • So he carries a church-membership as a sort of accident insurance policy.

    Men, Women, and Gods Helen H. Gardener
  • We have written, I presume, millions of policies of accident insurance upon persons engaged in industrial occupation.

  • Money or benefits received from life or accident insurance companies, organized under the Act of July 1, 1893, are exempt.

  • Proceeds or avails of all life and accident insurance shall be exempt from all liability for any debt.

  • Out upon the trestle they ran, all undesirable risks for an accident insurance company at the minute.

    Sudden Jim Clarence Budington Kelland
British Dictionary definitions for accident insurance

accident insurance

insurance providing compensation for accidental injury or death
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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