snag
 n.— «Cash L. Hopkins, 25, an inmate from the Indian Ridge Corrections Center in Snohomish County, was killed Aug. 18 at the Ace Creek fire when a burning snag fell on him.» —“Forest-Fire Death Spurs State Review” in Spokane Seattle Times (Wash.) May 17, 1987. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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