Origin of body snatcher
Examples from the Web for body snatcher
I shall cancel the body-snatcher—I mean billiard-marker—and go as Carry One.Berry And Co.|Dornford Yates
Bishop had been a body-snatcher for twelve years, and he had during that time obtained and sold over five hundred bodies.The History of Burke and Hare|George Mac Gregor
Clear off into your hole and hold your tongue, you body-snatcher!Pelle the Conqueror, Complete|Martin Anderson Nexo
He describes graves with the minuteness of a body-snatcher; and when he would be impressive is disgusting.
The body-snatcher was to be punished by death and the lack of sepulture.The Danish History, Books I-IX|Saxo Grammaticus ("Saxo the Learned")