death's-head

[ deths-hed ]
/ ˈdɛθsˌhɛd /

noun

a human skull, especially as a symbol of mortality.

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Origin of death's-head

First recorded in 1590–1600
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British Dictionary definitions for death's-head

death's-head

noun

a human skull or a representation of one
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