newly dead

newly dead

A term of art referring to the body of a recently deceased person.
References in classic literature ?
He did not resist, but we saw that he dragged his limbs as though they were paralysed, and that his fingers, from which the spear had fallen, were limp like those of a man newly dead.
Secondly: Christine herself isn't a believer in mediums, so when a general spills the secret, her first reaction is not interest, but disbelief: " "For over a decade we've used a medium to connect with newly dead soldiers - terminals, they're called - who embark on a final mission to gather information vital to our country's national security.
Drawing on her despised ability to communicate with the newly dead, Stone discovers a vicious serial killer is on the loose.
The purpose of the first type is to provide the relocation of the newly dead to a welcoming community of ancestors.
There is a battle on the streets of London for the souls of the newly dead.
The counselors help the newly dead pick a single memory to stay with them always.
I then ask the students to consider the similarities between a damaged ecosystem and a newly dead animal.
Scientists who took part in the EUR2m, four-week expedition also found that most reef-forming coral deeper than 4,200 feet in the area were newly dead.
Among the newly dead is a "target" of the ongoing Israeli operation, Dr.
When I started reading through Kerry Kennedy's Being Catholic Now, I was reminded of a scene in Mary Gordon's novel Final Payments in which the main character describes her newly dead father's Catholicism as a rigid practice in which "truth and beauty could be achieved only by a process of chastening and exclusion.
Charon," for example, deals not with a ferryman taking the newly dead across the River Styx but with a bus driver who wants to change routes and go someplace new.
Both have observed others performing these procedures but neither has performed them herself Is it appropriate for them to spend a few minutes practicing these two essential procedures on a newly dead body in the emergency room?