of blessed memory

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A calque of Latin beatae memoriae, possibly a calque of Hebrew זכרונו\ה\ם\ן לברכה (zikhronó/á/ám/án livrakhá, memory-of-him/her/them to blessing), ז״ל (Z.L.).

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of blessed memory (not comparable)

  1. Honorific epithet used parenthetically to mark a beloved person as being deceased.

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