Deathwatch - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdeˌθwɑːtʃ|  American pronunciation of the word deathwatch
Brit.  |ˈdeˌθwɑːtʃ|  British pronunciation of the word deathwatch

noun

- minute wingless psocopterous insects injurious to books and papers (syn: booklouse)
- bores through wood making a ticking sound popularly thought to presage death
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