body snatcher definition

  • noun:
    • A person who steals corpses from graves and sells them, often for reasons of dissection.
    • Slang A corporate recruiter.
    • one that privately eliminates without correct or authority a dead human body from a grave, vault, etc.
    • one that secretly removes without correct or authority a-dead human anatomy from a grave, vault, etc.; a resurrectionist.
    • person who secretly disinters the figures associated with dead as subjects for dissection, or even for the purpose of exacting a ransom; a resurrectionist.
    • someone who takes systems from graves and offers them for anatomical dissection

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