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under the sod

Definition of under the sod in English:

Dead and buried in a grave.
Example sentences
  • On April 10, 1943, Lees-Milne wrote, ‘I would like this diary to entertain two or three generations ahead when I am under the sod.’
  • He has property enough to make us independent but that will be valuable only, when we are under the Sod.
  • Time will run to seed when we are under the sod; there'll be time enough and to spare then.
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