death knell




Definitions of death knell
  1. noun

    a bell rung to announce a death

    synonyms:
    death bell
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    type of:

    bell

    a hollow device made of metal that makes a ringing sound when struck

  2. noun

    an omen of death or destruction

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    type of:

    omen, portent, presage, prodigy, prognostic, prognostication

    a sign of something about to happen

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