Origin of dead soldier
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How to use dead soldier in a sentence
A memorial for dead soldiers right after the Civil War, she said, should be considered differently than a Confederate name chosen during the Massive Resistance movement of the 1950s.Door by door, a push to rename Confederate streets for George Floyd and Breonna Taylor|Teo Armus|October 17, 2021|Washington Post
He was a particular dead soldier, and he was also every dead soldier.Geoff Dyer's 'The Missing of the Somme' Reconsidered|Louisa Thomas|November 11, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Mr. King," Lofgren recalls, "wanted to know how the dead soldier had entered the United States.The New King of Congress|Bryan Curtis|November 28, 2010|DAILY BEAST
"Too little, too late," complained another dead soldier's mother.Tony Blair's Philanthropy Fiasco|Alex Massie|August 21, 2010|DAILY BEAST
The priest, bending over him, unclasped the chain and removed it from the dead soldier's neck.
"Stolen," she shuddered, and thought of the dead soldier with his face uplifted to the sky in an agony of supplication.
"He uses his sword well, anyhow," interrupted the captain, glancing at the dead soldier's cloven helm and head.Fair Margaret|H. Rider Haggard
In a clear and ringing voice he read the solemn burial service, and the comrades of the dead soldier listened reverently.
A detail was sent to bring in the body of the dead soldier who had fallen just at the edge of the woods.
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Other Idioms and Phrases with dead soldier
Also, dead man. An empty liquor, wine, or beer bottle, as in Their trash barrel's full of dead soldiers; they must drink a lot, or That dead man sticking out of your pocket alerted the officer to the fact that you'd been drinking. Dead man has been slang for “empty bottle” since the late 1600s but has been largely replaced by dead soldier, dating from the late 1800s.