Origin of death rattle
Examples from the Web for death rattle
All social powers covered the death-rattle of the victims by their applause.History of the Commune of 1871|P. Lissagary
By the time he reached Dawson the death-rattle had begun to assert itself in the bosom of the boom.The Last Spike|Cy Warman
As the death-rattle was heard in McGable's throat, Mansfield felt his head fall back upon his arm.The Frontier Angel|Edward S. Ellis
Then a shiver shook her from head to foot, the death-rattle sounded, the eyeballs rolled upward, and Miriam was dead.The Unseen Bridgegroom|May Agnes Fleming
And after that there came the sound of a death-rattle, and of a body falling heavily.