dead (adj.)
fatal, deadly, mortal
R2 IV.i.10[Bagot to Aumerle] In that dead time when Gloucester's death was plotted [or: long gone, past]
WT IV.iv.431[Polixenes to Shepherd] Though full of our displeasure, yet we free thee / From the dead blow of it
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