the deceased


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Translations
الفَقيد
nebožtíkzesnulý
den afdøde
elhunyt: az elhunyt
hinn látni
ölmüş kimselerölüler

deceased

(diˈsiːst) adjective
dead. His parents, now deceased, were very wealthy.
the deceased
in law, the dead person already mentioned, especially one who has recently died. Were you a friend of the deceased?
References in classic literature ?
The internal jugular vein had been cut through, with such violence, judging by the appearances, that the wound could not have been inflicted, in the act of suicide, by the hand of the deceased person.
It bore no emblem of the deceased's birth or quality, for armorial bearings were then a novelty among the Norman chivalry themselves and, were totally unknown to the Saxons.
All arrangements for the funeral had been so well attended to that had the deceased known he would doubtless have approved.
The same provident care for the deceased that prevails among the hunting tribes of the prairies is observable among the piscatory tribes of the rivers and sea-coast.
Bucket, stationed, by his favour, on the steps of the deceased's house.
He was succeeded by others, in due order, until most of the high and gifted men of the nation had sung or spoken their tribute of praise over the manes of the deceased chief.
As the deceased had taken no further notice of his nephew in his lifetime, than sending to his eldest boy (who had been christened after him, on desperate speculation) a silver spoon in a morocco case, which, as he had not too much to eat with it, seemed a kind of satire upon his having been born without that useful article of plate in his mouth, Mr Godfrey Nickleby could, at first, scarcely believe the tidings thus conveyed to him.
He had sanctioned his sister's proposal that the deceased lady should be laid in her mother's grave in Limmeridge churchyard.
He had gone to Joseph Alexeevich's house, on the plea of sorting the deceased's books and papers, only in search of rest from life's turmoil, for in his mind the memory of Joseph Alexeevich was connected with a world of eternal, solemn, and calm thoughts, quite contrary to the restless confusion into which he felt himself being drawn.
If during the time in which John May must have killed Charles May, if he killed him at all, Charles May was miles away from where John May must have been, it is plain that the deceased must have come to his death at the hands of someone else.
I at once examined the bedroom of the deceased which, by the advice of the doctors, had been kept locked, and was consequently exactly as it had been when the tragedy occurred.
Beauly had been actually questioned by the deceased lady on the subject of cosmetic applications to the complexion.