faint dead away

faint dead away

Fig. to faint and fall unconscious. I almost fainted dead away. David will faint dead away when he reads this.
See also: away, dead, faint
References in classic literature ?
I don't know now what made you faint dead away when I opened it.
Did he think I was going to faint dead away if this showed up on my plate unawares?
I did not get the chance to faint dead away when meeting someone called Dwayne,or Kyle, or Jaz.