noun. the blow that kills (usually mercifully).
- coup de grace
- switch on
- blow (English)
- blo (Middle English (1100-1500))
- death (English)
- deeth (Middle English (1100-1500))
Example sentences of the word deathblow
1. Noun, singular or mass
Direct flames deal a deathblow to brandy, and you want to avoid them -- unless you're flambeing.