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  1. dead metaphor: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. dead metaphor: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  3. dead metaphor: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  4. dead metaphor: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. Dead metaphor: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  6. dead metaphor: Rhymezone [home, info]
  7. dead metaphor: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  8. dead metaphor: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  9. dead metaphor: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  10. dead metaphor: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  11. dead metaphor: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Quick definitions from WordNet (dead metaphor)

noun:  a metaphor that has occurred so often that it has become a new meaning of the expression (e.g., `he is a snake' may once have been a metaphor but after years of use it has died and become a new sense of the word `snake')

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