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the Grim Reaper

Definition of the Grim Reaper in English:

A personification of death in the form of a cloaked skeleton wielding a large scythe: he met the Grim Reaper a decade later
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  • Crucially, no-one else had died in Emmerdale over Christmas so it was odds-on the Grim Reaper was sharpening his scythe for someone come the turn of New Year.
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