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used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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death or the end of something — especially a slow ending
  • For weeks after his demise, his vestments and his cane hung from the coat tree in the vestry office—as if old Mr. Scammon had journeyed no farther from this world than to the adjacent toilet.
    p. 313.8

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