body snatcher(redirected from Body-snatching)
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1. A person who steals corpses from graves and sells them, usually for purposes of dissection.
2. Slang A corporate recruiter.
bod′y·snatch′ing (bŏd′ē-snăch′ĭng) n.
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(Professions) (formerly) a person who robbed graves and sold the corpses for dissection
body snatching n
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a person who steals corpses from graves, esp. to use them for dissection.
bod′y snatch`ing, n.
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