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on the slab

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishon the slabon the slabinformalDEAD lying dead in a hospital or mortuary slab
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on the slabLittle piles of cartridges accumulated on the slab - there was nothing else whatever in any of the pockets.Once on the slab my boots failed to bite.The holds all take the form of bumps and ripples on the slab.
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