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deathwatch

(dĕth′wŏch′)
n.
A vigil kept beside a dying or dead person.
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I think it happened when I was able to play a soldier in Deathwatch.
But it was entirely representative of the numerous unexpected and life-affirming experiences that have come from my simple desire to create an easy way to keep my family and my doctor updated about my failing health--I was at the "end stages" of AIDS--and, finally, to unconsciously be saying goodbye as I lived out my own public deathwatch.
THE 2009 Cheltenham Festival marks the second anniversary of the launch of Animal Aid's Race Horse Deathwatch - an online database that monitors all Thoroughbred deaths on Britain's racecourses.
Dear Editor, The 2009 Cheltenham Festival marks the second anniversary of the launch of Animal Aid's Race Horse Deathwatch - an online database that monitors all thoroughbred deaths on Britain's racecourses.
Well, according to at least one top editor, the ongoing waiting game has become a true, well, deathwatch.
Now that the Hillary deathwatch is ticking down - perhaps an unfortunate image in light of her even more unfortunate evocation of Bobby Kennedy's assassination - it's time to turn our attention to another woman on the national political stage.
Animal Aid reports that through its racehorse Deathwatch launched at the start of the Cheltenham Festival in March, by June it had recorded 50 on-course thoroughbred fatalities throughout the UK.
We don't get the harsh frosts like we used to, so pests like silverfish, deathwatch beetle and clothes moths are thriving and causing damage to priceless wooden furniture, woollen antique clothing and valuable paintings.
99) presents the second novel in the 'Deathwatch' series, this providing an excellent sequel to 'Warrior Brood' and featuring more of the Deathwatch Space Marines; Dan Abnett and Mike Lee's REAPER OF SOULS: A TALE OF MALUS DARKBLADE (1844161933, $7.
There is no central heating, you have to put up with deathwatch beetle - that sort of thing.
Following the suicide of a fellow inmate, an unsavoury bunch of juvenile delinquents are taken to a remote prison island by Sean Pertwee in director Michael 'Deathwatch' Bassett's second film after Deathwatch.
Just as the deathbed was where the family circle closed upon its own, so too did dying soldiers look to their surrogate family--the regiment--to be there at the deathwatch and to mark their graves.