- an object fixed on shore to hold a mooring line temporarily.
- a rope for hauling the boom of a derrick inboard after discharge of a load of cargo.
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Yes, but the dark Justice League—with Swamp Thing, Etrigan, Constantine, Deadman, and others.Guillermo Del Toro on ‘Cabinet of Curiosities,’ Collaborating with Kanye West, and More|Marlow Stern|November 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It came from the vast concave of Deadman's Bay, rising and falling against the pebble dyke.The Well-Beloved|Thomas Hardy
At the very commencement of the gold-rush a hole had been sunk in Deadman's Flat, and soon afterwards deserted.
The miners in the locality would cluster round the hole, which they prophesied would be the richest on Deadman's Flat.
The miners on Deadman's Flat were jubilant, not to say uproarious.
And Deadman Draw, in between, bears due west and heap down, short and sweet.Stepsons of Light|Eugene Manlove Rhodes
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see dead soldier.