last meal

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last meal (plural last meals)

  1. A final meal that a prisoner may choose before being executed.
    • 2007, Lee Lofland, Howdunit Book of Police Procedure and Investigation: A Guide for Writers
      Inmate Arthur Dennis Rutherford, who was executed in Florida on October 18, 2006, enjoyed a last meal of fried catfish, fried green tomatoes, fried eggplant, hush puppies, and sweet tea.
    • Heathers: the Musical - Dead Girl Walking
      Cuz Heather says I gotsta go / You're my last meal on death row / Shut your mouth, and lose them tighty-whities!