angel
 n.— «In hospital parlance, those killed in action are known as angels. In last weekend’s suicide bombing, the dead and wounded came to the hospital. “We took care of angels and wounded on that one,” said Commander Lach Noyes, a Navy surgeon.» —“10,000 U.S. troops to retake city” by Jim Krane Honolulu Advertiser (Hawaii) Nov. 6, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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