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Definition of death mask noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

death mask

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈdeθ mɑːsk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdeθ mæsk//
 
 
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a model of the face of a person who has just died, made by pressing a soft substance over their face and removing it when it becomes hard
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: death mask