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celestial transfer

The act of dying. Peggy's not doing well—celestial transfer seems imminent.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

celestial transfer

n. death. (Hospital, cruel, jocular word play.) He’s circling the drain. Almost ready for a celestial transfer.
See also: transfer
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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