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Memento mori

Edited by Susie Dent

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

Edition 19

Published by Chambers Harrap Publishers

Published in print January 2012 |
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199990009

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An emblem of mortality, such as a skull, that reminds people of the inevitability of death. The purpose of the

Reference Entry.  146 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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