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stone-dead

[stohn-ded]
adjective
  1. undeniably dead; completely lifeless.
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Origin of stone-dead

1250–1300; Middle English (north) standed. See stone, dead
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British Dictionary definitions for stone dead

stone-dead

adjective
  1. completely lifeless
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